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HR8177

HR8177 is a star in the constellation of Indus.

HR8177 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8177 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 HR8177:

6.31
HR8177 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8177

HR8177 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 HR8177 are provided in the following table:

21h 24m 20s
-46° 36’ 54”
352.92°
-45.21°
Indus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8177 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8177 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8177.

Visibility of HR8177 from your location

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

HR8177 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8177

The image below is a photograph of HR8177 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 HR8177 is 0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8177 star
DSS2 image of HR8177. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8177 during the next 10000 years (7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8177 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8177 is distant 313.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

96.25 pc
313.76 ly
-24 km/s
0.042 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8177

HR8177 belongs to spectral class A7

1.39
A7
8163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8177 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8177. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8177

SAO230665
SAO230665