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TimezoneEurope/London
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HR8272

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 30.64°   Az: 55.18°   Direction: North-East

HR8272 is a variable giant star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8272 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR8272 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 HR8272 star
DSS2 image of HR8272. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8272 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

21h 38m 24s
+44° 48’ 28”
17h 38m 21s
15h 16m 45s

J2000

21h 37m 27s
+44° 41’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates

90.59°
-5.65°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8272 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8272.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.2
Giant

-0.34
A7III
8241K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8272 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8272. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8272 is distant 661.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

202.84
661.26
4 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/y
-0.028"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO51109
SAO51109

Visibility from Your Location

HR8272 is circumpolar and transits at 01:41 UTC (altitude: 83.3°)