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Altitude: -73.4°   Azimuth: 138.0°   Direction: South-East

HR8352 is a double giant star in the constellation of Indus.

HR8352 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8352 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 HR8352:


HR8352 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -73.4°
Azimuth: 138.0°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8352

HR8352 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8352 are provided in the following table:

21h 55m 11s
-61° 53’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8352 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8352 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8352.

Visibility of HR8352 from your location

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

HR8352 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8352

The image below is a photograph of HR8352 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 HR8352 is 0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.084 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8352 star
DSS2 image of HR8352. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8352 during the next 10000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8352 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8352 is distant 151.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

46.53 pc
151.70 ly
1 km/s
0.05 arcsec/year
-0.084 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8352

HR8352 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8352 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8352. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8352 star system properties

HR8352 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8352 double sysyem:

0.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8352