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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: 12.8°   Azimuth: 218.8°   Direction: South-West

HR8083 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR8083 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8083 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 HR8083 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8083 star
DSS2 image of HR8083. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8083 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8083


HR8083 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.8°
Azimuth: 218.8°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8083

HR8083 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8083 are provided in the following table:

21h 07m 44s
-17° 27’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8083 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8083 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8083.

Visibility of HR8083 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 HR8083 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: 107.5°
Max altitude: 21.1°
Azimuth: 252.5°

Distance of HR8083 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8083 is distant 432.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

132.63 pc
432.36 ly
-21 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8083

HR8083 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8083 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8083. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8083