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HR8165 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8165 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8165 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 HR8165:

HR8165 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 42°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8165

HR8165 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8165 are provided in the following table:

21h 21m 04s
+23° 51’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8165 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8165 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8165.

Visibility of HR8165 from your location

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

Today's HR8165 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.1°
Max altitude: 62.4°
Azimuth: 293.9°
HR8165 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8165

The image below is a photograph of HR8165 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 HR8165 is 0.243 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.12 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8165 star
DSS2 image of HR8165. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8165 during the next 1000 years (4.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8165 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8165 is distant 280.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 89 kilometers per second.

85.98 pc
280.31 ly
-89 km/s
0.243 arcsec/year
-0.12 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8165

HR8165 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8165 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8165. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8165