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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:02 | Tran: 3:23 | Set: 13:41
Altitude: -2.0°   Azimuth: 350.0°   Direction: North

HR8320 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8320 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its faintness, HR8320 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 HR8320

Finder chart HR8320 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8320.

HR8320 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 HR8320 are provided in the following table:

21h 45m 44s
+35° 51’ 25”
Image of HR8320 star
DSS2 image of HR8320. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8320 during the next 1000 years (1.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.20 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8320


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8320 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8320. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8320 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8320 is distant 499.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

153.14 pc
499.23 ly
-5 km/s
0.094 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8320


Visibility of HR8320 from your location

Today's HR8320 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.1°
Max altitude: 74.4°
Azimuth: 305.9°