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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 43.9°   Azimuth: 75.1°   Direction: East-North-East

HR8306 is a variable giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8306 visual magnitude is 5.49. Because of its faintness, HR8306 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.

HR8306 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8306 star
DSS2 image of HR8306. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8306 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

21h 44m 05s
+41° 16’ 05”

J2000 Coordinates

21h 43m 06s
+41° 09’ 18”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8306 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8306.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8306 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8306. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8306 is distant 587.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

180.18 pc
587.39 ly
-23 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/y
-0.015 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8306 is circumpolar and transits at 02:21 UTC (altitude: 79.7°)