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HR8065 is a double giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8065 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8065 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 HR8065:

HR8065 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 22°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8065

HR8065 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 HR8065 are provided in the following table:

21h 02m 09s
+56° 40’ 10”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8065 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8065 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8065.

Visibility of HR8065 from your location

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

HR8065 is circumpolar and transits at 16:23 UTC (altitude: 84.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8065

The image below is a photograph of HR8065 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 HR8065 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8065 star
DSS2 image of HR8065. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8065 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8065 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8065 is distant 729.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

223.71 pc
729.31 ly
-21 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8065

HR8065 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8065 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8065. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8065 star system properties

HR8065 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8065 double sysyem:

1.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8065