We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Donate now and help us to keep this site free and ad-free!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
wb_twilight Nautical TwilightWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Eridanus » 


Altitude: -9.6°   Azimuth: 112.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR826 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR826 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR826 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 HR826:


HR826 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.6°
Azimuth: 112.9°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR826

HR826 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 HR826 are provided in the following table:

02h 46m 45s
-21° 38’ 22”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR826 in the sky:

Finder chart HR826 star
Simplified finder chart for HR826.

Visibility of HR826 from your location

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

Today's HR826 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.6°
Max altitude: 16.9°
Azimuth: 248.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR826

The image below is a photograph of HR826 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 HR826 is 0.091 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR826 star
DSS2 image of HR826. The red arrow shows the motion of HR826 during the next 1000 years (1.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.15 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR826 from the Sun and relative movement

HR826 is distant 146.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

45.09 pc
146.98 ly
7 km/s
0.091 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR826

HR826 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR826 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR826. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR826