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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR8297 is a variable star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8297 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8297 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 HR8297:

HR8297 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 0°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8297

HR8297 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 HR8297 are provided in the following table:

21h 42m 01s
+35° 30’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8297 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8297 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8297.

Visibility of HR8297 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR8297 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.5°
Max altitude: 74.0°
Azimuth: 305.5°
HR8297 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8297

The image below is a photograph of HR8297 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 HR8297 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8297 star
DSS2 image of HR8297. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8297 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8297 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8297 is distant 2,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

613.50 pc
2,000.00 ly
10 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8297

HR8297 belongs to spectral class C6


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8297 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8297. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8297