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HR8064 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8064 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8064 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR8064:

HR8064 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 9°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8064

HR8064 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 HR8064 are provided in the following table:

21h 02m 48s
+45° 50’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8064 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8064 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8064.

Visibility of HR8064 from your location

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

HR8064 is circumpolar and transits at 04:17 UTC (altitude: 84.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8064

The image below is a photograph of HR8064 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR8064 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8064 star
DSS2 image of HR8064. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8064 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8064 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8064 is distant 1,352.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

414.94 pc
1,352.70 ly
-12 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8064

HR8064 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8064 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8064. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8064