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

HR8051

Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:49 | Tran: 4:13 | Set: 14:34
Altitude: 74.5°   Azimuth: 173.9°   Direction: South

HR8051 is a giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8051 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR8051 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 HR8051

Finder chart HR8051 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8051.

HR8051 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8051 are provided in the following table:

21h 01m 12s
+36° 01’ 33”
79.51°
-6.77°
Cygnus
Image of HR8051 star
DSS2 image of HR8051. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8051 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8051

5.97
Giant

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

-0.55
G5III
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8051 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8051. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8051 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8051 is distant 657.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

201.61 pc
657.26 ly
-10 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8051

SAO70794
SAO70794

Visibility of HR8051 from your location

Today's HR8051 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.0°
Max altitude: 74.5°
Azimuth: 306.0°