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HR8247 is a giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR8247 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8247 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 HR8247:

HR8247 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8247

HR8247 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 HR8247 are provided in the following table:

21h 35m 15s
-23° 27’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8247 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8247 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8247.

Visibility of HR8247 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR8247 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.5°
Max altitude: 15.1°
Azimuth: 246.5°
HR8247 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8247

The image below is a photograph of HR8247 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 HR8247 is 0.077 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8247 star
DSS2 image of HR8247. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8247 during the next 10000 years (12.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8247 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8247 is distant 384.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

118.06 pc
384.89 ly
-15 km/s
0.077 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8247

HR8247 belongs to spectral class G7


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8247 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8247. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8247