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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:43 south
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Altitude: 7.3°   Azimuth: 141.4°   Direction: South-East

HR827 is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR827 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR827 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 HR827:


HR827 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 7.3°
Azimuth: 141.4°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR827

HR827 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 HR827 are provided in the following table:

02h 47m 11s
-22° 29’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR827 in the sky:

Finder chart HR827 star
Simplified finder chart for HR827.

Visibility of HR827 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 HR827 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: 112.5°
Max altitude: 16.0°
Azimuth: 247.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR827

The image below is a photograph of HR827 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 HR827 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR827 star
DSS2 image of HR827. The red arrow shows the motion of HR827 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR827 from the Sun and relative movement

HR827 is distant 124.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

38.20 pc
124.52 ly
3 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR827

HR827 belongs to spectral class F2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR827 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR827. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR827