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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
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Altitude: 75.5°   Azimuth: 219.1°   Direction: South-West

HR8349 is a variable star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8349 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8349 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 HR8349:


HR8349 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 75.5°
Azimuth: 219.1°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8349

HR8349 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 HR8349 are provided in the following table:

21h 51m 04s
+39° 32’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8349 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8349 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8349.

Visibility of HR8349 from your location

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

HR8349 is circumpolar and transits at 04:41 UTC (altitude: 78.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8349

The image below is a photograph of HR8349 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 HR8349 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8349 star
DSS2 image of HR8349. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8349 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8349 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8349 is distant 1,072.37 light years from the Sun

328.95 pc
1,072.37 ly
0.006 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8349

HR8349 belongs to spectral class B9 HR8349 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8349 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8349. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8349