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


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 74.4°   Azimuth: 299.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8065 is a double giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Cepheus.

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

Finder chart HR8065 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR8065


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

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

Alternative designations of HR8065


Visibility of HR8065 from your location

HR8065 is circumpolar and transits at 03:18 UTC (altitude: 84.8°)