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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 65.5°   Azimuth: 2.8°   Direction: North

HR8043 is a giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8043 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its faintness, HR8043 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8043

Finder chart HR8043 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8043.

HR8043 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8043 are provided in the following table:

20h 54m 44s
+75° 55’ 32”
Image of HR8043 star
DSS2 image of HR8043. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8043 during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8043


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8043 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8043. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8043 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8043 is distant 434.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

133.16 pc
434.09 ly
-25 km/s
0.029 arcsec/year
0.043 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8043


Visibility of HR8043 from your location

HR8043 is circumpolar and transits at 03:07 UTC (altitude: 65.6°)