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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:21 | Tran: 2:47 | Set: 10:09
Altitude: 11.9°   Azimuth: 280.8°   Direction: West

HR8116 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8116 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its faintness, HR8116 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.

HR8116 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR8116 star
DSS2 image of HR8116. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8116 during the next 10000 years (7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

21h 14m 37s
+16° 05’ 05”

J2000 Coordinates

21h 13m 28s
+15° 58’ 56”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8116 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8116.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8116 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8116. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8116 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8116 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8116 is distant 291.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

89.53 pc
291.85 ly
-30 km/s
0.043 arcsec/y
-0.023 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR8116 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.0°
Max altitude: 54.5°
Azimuth: 286.0°