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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Altitude: 58.3°   Azimuth: 177.4°   Direction: South

HR8348 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8348 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8348 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 HR8348:


HR8348 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 58.3°
Azimuth: 177.4°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8348

HR8348 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8348 are provided in the following table:

21h 51m 34s
+19° 49’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8348 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8348 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8348.

Visibility of HR8348 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 HR8348 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: 70.2°
Max altitude: 58.3°
Azimuth: 289.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8348

The image below is a photograph of HR8348 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 HR8348 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8348 star
DSS2 image of HR8348. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8348 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8348 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8348 is distant 584.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

179.21 pc
584.23 ly
-20 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8348

HR8348 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8348 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8348. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8348 star system properties

HR8348 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 HR8348 double sysyem:

19.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8348