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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -11.1°   Azimuth: 184.0°   Direction: South

HR8303 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Indus.

HR8303 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, HR8303 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 HR8303

Finder chart HR8303 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8303.

HR8303 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 HR8303 are provided in the following table:

21h 45m 19s
-49° 29’ 54”
Image of HR8303 star
DSS2 image of HR8303. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8303 during the next 1000 years (1.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.88 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8303


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8303 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8303. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8303 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8303 is distant 416.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 51 kilometers per second.

127.88 pc
416.88 ly
-51 km/s
0.094 arcsec/year
0.053 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8303


Visibility of HR8303 from your location

HR8303 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom