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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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All Constellations » Piscis Austrinus » 

HR8282

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:52 | Tran: 4:30 | Set: 8:05
Altitude: -11.3°   Azimuth: 116.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR8282 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8282

Finder chart HR8282 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
24.56°
-47.63°
Piscis Austrinus
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);

Key facts about HR8282

6.49
Hypergiant

-0.79
K0
4328K

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

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

Alternative designations of HR8282

SAO190555
SAO190555

Visibility of HR8282 from your location

Today's HR8282 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.1°
Max altitude: 13.4°
Azimuth: 244.9°