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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 24.8°   Azimuth: 338.4°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8153 is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8153 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its faintness, HR8153 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8153

Finder chart HR8153 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8153.

HR8153 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8153 are provided in the following table:

21h 17m 18s
+58° 36’ 42”
Image of HR8153 star
DSS2 image of HR8153. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8153 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8153


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8153 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8153. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8153 star system properties

HR8153 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8153 double sysyem:

4.1 arcsec

Distance of HR8153 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8153 is distant 2,527.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

775.19 pc
2,527.13 ly
-17 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8153


Visibility of HR8153 from your location

HR8153 is circumpolar and transits at 03:29 UTC (altitude: 82.9°)