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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: 73.3°   Azimuth: 211.2°   Direction: South-South-West

HR8336 is a star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8336 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8336 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8336 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8336 star
DSS2 image of HR8336. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8336 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8336


HR8336 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 73.3°
Azimuth: 211.2°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8336

HR8336 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 HR8336 are provided in the following table:

21h 48m 08s
+36° 34’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8336 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8336 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8336.

Visibility of HR8336 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 HR8336 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: 53.4°
Max altitude: 75.1°
Azimuth: 306.6°

Distance of HR8336 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8336 is distant 701.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

215.05 pc
701.08 ly
-31 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8336

HR8336 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8336 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8336. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8336