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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR832 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR832 visual magnitude is 6.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR832 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 HR832:

HR832 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR832

HR832 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 HR832 are provided in the following table:

02h 47m 56s
-12° 27’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR832 in the sky:

Finder chart HR832 star
Simplified finder chart for HR832.

Visibility of HR832 from your location

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

Today's HR832 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.5°
Max altitude: 26.1°
Azimuth: 257.5°
HR832 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR832

The image below is a photograph of HR832 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 HR832 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR832 star
DSS2 image of HR832. The red arrow shows the motion of HR832 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR832 from the Sun and relative movement

HR832 is distant 800.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

245.70 pc
800.98 ly
-14 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR832

HR832 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR832 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR832. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR832