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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR814 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR814 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR814 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 HR814:

HR814 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR814

HR814 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR814 are provided in the following table:

02h 43m 20s
-40° 31’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR814 in the sky:

Finder chart HR814 star
Simplified finder chart for HR814.

Visibility of HR814 from your location

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

HR814 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR814

The image below is a photograph of HR814 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 HR814 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR814 star
DSS2 image of HR814. The red arrow shows the motion of HR814 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR814 from the Sun and relative movement

HR814 is distant 547.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

168.07 pc
547.90 ly
16 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR814

HR814 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR814 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR814. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR814 star system properties

HR814 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 HR814 double sysyem:

1.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR814