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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:43 south
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Altitude: -64.8°   Azimuth: 337.4°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8110 is a giant star in the constellation of Microscopium.

HR8110 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8110 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 HR8110:


HR8110 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -64.8°
Azimuth: 337.4°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8110

HR8110 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8110 are provided in the following table:

21h 13m 17s
-27° 37’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8110 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8110 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8110.

Visibility of HR8110 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 HR8110 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: 117.6°
Max altitude: 10.9°
Azimuth: 242.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8110

The image below is a photograph of HR8110 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 HR8110 is 0.099 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.116 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8110 star
DSS2 image of HR8110. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8110 during the next 1000 years (1.65 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.93 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8110 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8110 is distant 391.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.

120.05 pc
391.36 ly
-42 km/s
0.099 arcsec/year
-0.116 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8110

HR8110 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8110 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8110. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8110