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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31


HR8329 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8329 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8329 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 HR8329:

HR8329 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 65°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8329

HR8329 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 HR8329 are provided in the following table:

21h 46m 16s
+43° 03’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8329 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8329 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8329.

Visibility of HR8329 from your location

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

HR8329 is circumpolar and transits at 09:04 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8329

The image below is a photograph of HR8329 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 HR8329 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8329 star
DSS2 image of HR8329. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8329 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8329 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8329 is distant 1,298.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

398.41 pc
1,298.80 ly
-19 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8329

HR8329 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8329 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8329. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8329