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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:08  
clear_day Transit: 12:59  
SunsetSet: 19:51
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Altitude: 8.0°   Azimuth: 204.7°   Direction: South-South-West

HR8045 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR8045 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8045 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8045 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8045 star
DSS2 image of HR8045. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8045 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8045


HR8045 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 8.0°
Azimuth: 204.7°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8045

HR8045 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8045 are provided in the following table:

21h 01m 45s
-26° 52’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8045 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8045 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8045.

Visibility of HR8045 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR8045 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.9°
Max altitude: 11.6°
Azimuth: 243.1°

Distance of HR8045 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8045 is distant 297.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

91.41 pc
297.99 ly
-4 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8045

HR8045 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8045 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8045. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8045