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HR8145

HR8145 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Indus.

HR8145 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8145 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 HR8145:

6
Bright giant
HR8145 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8145

HR8145 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 HR8145 are provided in the following table:

21h 20m 09s
-45° 01’ 19”
355.26°
-44.65°
Indus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8145 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8145 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8145.

Visibility of HR8145 from your location

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

HR8145 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8145

The image below is a photograph of HR8145 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 HR8145 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8145 star
DSS2 image of HR8145. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8145 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8145 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8145 is distant 1,862.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

571.43 pc
1,862.86 ly
2 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8145

HR8145 belongs to spectral class C5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-2.78
C5II
2861K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8145 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8145. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8145

SAO230635
SAO230635