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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 21.3°   Azimuth: 323.8°   Direction: North-West

HR8216 is a variable star of spectral class A6 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8216 visual magnitude is 5.31. Because of its faintness, HR8216 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 HR8216

Finder chart HR8216 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8216.

HR8216 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 HR8216 are provided in the following table:

21h 26m 51s
+48° 50’ 06”
Image of HR8216 star
DSS2 image of HR8216. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8216 during the next 10000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8216


HR8216 is also a CrEu chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8216 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8216. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8216 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8216 is distant 389.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

119.47 pc
389.49 ly
-13 km/s
0.06 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8216


Visibility of HR8216 from your location

HR8216 is circumpolar and transits at 03:23 UTC (altitude: 87.4°)