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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:00 south
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HR8205 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8205 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8205 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 HR8205:

HR8205 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8205

HR8205 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 HR8205 are provided in the following table:

21h 26m 28s
+01° 06’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8205 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8205 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8205.

Visibility of HR8205 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 HR8205 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: 88.9°
Max altitude: 39.6°
Azimuth: 271.1°
HR8205 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8205

The image below is a photograph of HR8205 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 HR8205 is 0.113 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.163 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8205 star
DSS2 image of HR8205. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8205 during the next 1000 years (1.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.72 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8205 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8205 is distant 156.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

47.87 pc
156.06 ly
11 km/s
0.113 arcsec/year
-0.163 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8205

HR8205 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8205 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8205. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8205