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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8202

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -37.94°   Az: 246.76°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8202 is a double star of spectral class A in the constellation of Microscopium.

HR8202 visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its faintness, HR8202 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.

Image of HR8202 star
DSS2 image of HR8202. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8202 during the next 10000 years (-8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

21h 28m 35s
-42° 26’ 24”
06h 43m 34s
04h 12m 10s

J2000

21h 27m 01s
-42° 32’ 52”

Galactic Coordinates

358.65°
-46.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8202 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8202.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.51
HR8202 is also a so called metallic star.

1.85
A
6934K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8202 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8202. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8202 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8202 double sysyem:

5.51
8.21
2.7
2.8 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8202 is distant 175.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

53.85
175.55
18 km/s
-0.049 arcsec/y
0.017"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO230692
SAO230692

Visibility from Your Location

HR8202 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK