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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 30.1°   Azimuth: 255.2°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8314 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8314 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8314 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8314 is 0.234 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.119 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8314 star
DSS2 image of HR8314. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8314 during the next 1000 years (3.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.98 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8314


HR8314 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.1°
Azimuth: 255.2°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8314

HR8314 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8314 are provided in the following table:

21h 44m 31s
+14° 46’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8314 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8314 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8314.

Visibility of HR8314 from your location

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

Today's HR8314 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.2°
Max altitude: 53.3°
Azimuth: 284.8°

Distance of HR8314 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8314 is distant 59.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

18.39 pc
59.96 ly
-19 km/s
0.234 arcsec/year
-0.119 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8314

HR8314 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8314 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8314. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8314

Gl 836.7