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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:55 south
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Altitude: -19.2°   Azimuth: 253.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8282 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8282 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8282 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 HR8282:


HR8282 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -19.2°
Azimuth: 253.5°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8282

HR8282 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 HR8282 are provided in the following table:

21h 41m 46s
-25° 06’ 06”
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8282 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8282 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8282.

Visibility of HR8282 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 HR8282 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: 115.1°
Max altitude: 13.4°
Azimuth: 244.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8282

The image below is a photograph of HR8282 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 HR8282 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 HR8282 star
DSS2 image of HR8282. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8282 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8282 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8282 is distant 931.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

285.71 pc
931.43 ly
32 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8282

HR8282 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8282 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8282. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8282