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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:02  
clear_day Transit: 12:47  
SunsetSet: 18:32 south
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Altitude: -5.9°   Azimuth: 325.5°   Direction: North-West

HR8274 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8274 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8274 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 HR8274:


HR8274 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.9°
Azimuth: 325.5°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8274

HR8274 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8274 are provided in the following table:

21h 38m 44s
+25° 29’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8274 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8274 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8274.

Visibility of HR8274 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 HR8274 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: 64.5°
Max altitude: 64.0°
Azimuth: 295.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8274

The image below is a photograph of HR8274 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 HR8274 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8274 star
DSS2 image of HR8274. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8274 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8274 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8274 is distant 416.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

127.71 pc
416.35 ly
-14 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8274

HR8274 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8274 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8274. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8274