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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8243

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 46.41°   Az: 315.12°   Direction: North-West

HR8243 is a bright giant star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8243 visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its faintness, HR8243 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 HR8243 star
DSS2 image of HR8243. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8243 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

21h 31m 39s
+60° 34’ 06”
05h 27m 45s
02h 59m 25s

J2000

21h 30m 59s
+60° 27’ 33”

Galactic Coordinates

100.55°
6.62°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8243 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8243.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.53
Bright giant

-3.80
B1II
8839K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8243 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8243. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8243 is distant 2,397.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

735.29
2,397.06
-15 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/y
-0.001"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO19466
SAO19466

Visibility from Your Location

HR8243 is circumpolar and transits at 01:18 UTC (altitude: 80.9°)