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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8249

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -29.19°   Az: 196.01°   Direction: South-South-West

HR8249 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Indus.

HR8249 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR8249 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 HR8249 star
DSS2 image of HR8249. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8249 during the next 10000 years (5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

21h 39m 58s
-64° 42’ 44”
02h 17m 13s
23h 57m 11s

J2000

21h 38m 02s
-64° 49’ 27”

Galactic Coordinates

328.1°
-41.63°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8249 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8249.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.2
Hypergiant

-0.09
A0IV
9766K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8249 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8249. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8249 is distant 590.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

181.16
590.58
-9 km/s
0.032 arcsec/y
-0.01"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO255040
SAO255040

Visibility from Your Location

HR8249 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK