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


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 32.2°   Azimuth: 333.1°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8327 is a double supergiant star of spectral class O9 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8327 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR8327 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 HR8327

Finder chart HR8327 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8327.

HR8327 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8327 are provided in the following table:

21h 44m 53s
+62° 27’ 38”
Image of HR8327 star
DSS2 image of HR8327. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8327 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8327


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8327 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8327. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8327 star system properties

HR8327 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8327 double sysyem:

17 arcsec

Distance of HR8327 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8327 is distant 2,012.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

617.28 pc
2,012.35 ly
-18 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8327


Visibility of HR8327 from your location

HR8327 is circumpolar and transits at 04:05 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)