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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: 1.0°   Azimuth: 302.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8276 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8276 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8276 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 HR8276:


HR8276 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 1.0°
Azimuth: 302.3°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8276

HR8276 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 HR8276 are provided in the following table:

21h 39m 01s
+20° 15’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8276 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8276 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8276.

Visibility of HR8276 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 HR8276 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: 69.7°
Max altitude: 58.8°
Azimuth: 290.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8276

The image below is a photograph of HR8276 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 HR8276 is 0.113 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8276 star
DSS2 image of HR8276. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8276 during the next 1000 years (1.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8276 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8276 is distant 127.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

39.11 pc
127.49 ly
-13 km/s
0.113 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8276

HR8276 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8276 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8276. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8276