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Altitude: -70.0°   Azimuth: 105.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR8269 is a giant star in the constellation of Indus.

HR8269 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8269 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 HR8269:


HR8269 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -70.0°
Azimuth: 105.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8269

HR8269 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8269 are provided in the following table:

21h 39m 59s
-52° 21’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8269 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8269 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8269.

Visibility of HR8269 from your location

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

HR8269 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8269

The image below is a photograph of HR8269 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 HR8269 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8269 star
DSS2 image of HR8269. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8269 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8269 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8269 is distant 630.56 light years from the Sun

193.42 pc
630.56 ly
-0.017 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8269

HR8269 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8269 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8269. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8269