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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 22:45 | Tran: 4:50 | Set: 10:50
Altitude: -36.8°   Azimuth: 16.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR8203 is a sub-giant star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8203 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its faintness, HR8203 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 HR8203

Finder chart HR8203 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8203.

HR8203 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 HR8203 are provided in the following table:

21h 25m 51s
+00° 32’ 03”
Image of HR8203 star
DSS2 image of HR8203. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8203 during the next 10000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8203


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8203 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8203. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8203 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8203 is distant 284.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

87.26 pc
284.47 ly
-9 km/s
0.04 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8203


Visibility of HR8203 from your location

Today's HR8203 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.5°
Max altitude: 39.1°
Azimuth: 270.5°