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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:43 south
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Altitude: -10.4°   Azimuth: 338.1°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8194 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

HR8194 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8194 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 HR8194:


HR8194 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -10.4°
Azimuth: 338.1°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8194

HR8194 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 HR8194 are provided in the following table:

21h 24m 07s
+25° 18’ 43”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8194 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8194 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8194.

Visibility of HR8194 from your location

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

Today's HR8194 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.7°
Max altitude: 63.8°
Azimuth: 295.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8194

The image below is a photograph of HR8194 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 HR8194 is 0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8194 star
DSS2 image of HR8194. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8194 during the next 10000 years (6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8194 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8194 is distant 611.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

187.62 pc
611.63 ly
-19 km/s
0.039 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8194

HR8194 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8194 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8194. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8194 star system properties

HR8194 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 HR8194 double sysyem:

66.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8194