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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -70.2°   Azimuth: 172.7°   Direction: South

HR8286 is a sub-giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Indus.

HR8286 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its faintness, HR8286 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 HR8286

Finder chart HR8286 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8286.

HR8286 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 HR8286 are provided in the following table:

21h 45m 28s
-71° 00’ 32”
Image of HR8286 star
DSS2 image of HR8286. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8286 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8286


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8286 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8286. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8286 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8286 is distant 740.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

227.27 pc
740.91 ly
-4 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8286


Visibility of HR8286 from your location

HR8286 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK