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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8347

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 74.79°   Az: 318.79°   Direction: North-West

HR8347 is a bright giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8347 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, HR8347 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.

Image of HR8347 star
DSS2 image of HR8347. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8347 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

21h 50m 02s
+61° 23’ 16”
01h 24m 36s
23h 14m 38s

J2000

21h 49m 18s
+61° 16’ 22”

Galactic Coordinates

102.77°
5.75°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8347 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8347.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.17
Bright giant

-0.97
M1II
3555K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8347 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8347. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8347 is distant 871.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

267.38
871.66
-19 km/s
0.003 arcsec/y
-0.024"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO19663
SAO19663

Visibility from Your Location

HR8347 is circumpolar and transits at 01:36 UTC (altitude: 80.1°)