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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8224

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 31.79°   Az: 328.76°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8224 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8224 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR8224 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 HR8224 star
DSS2 image of HR8224. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8224 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

21h 28m 06s
+59° 51’ 27”
07h 54m 28s
05h 22m 35s

J2000

21h 27m 25s
+59° 45’ 00”

Galactic Coordinates

99.73°
6.42°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8224 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8224.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.1
Giant

-1.29
M3III
3453K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8224 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8224. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8224 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 HR8224 double sysyem:

6.1
10.8
4.7
11.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8224 is distant 981.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

301.20
981.93
-16 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/y
-0.018"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO33443
SAO33443

Visibility from Your Location

HR8224 is circumpolar and transits at 01:15 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)