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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 54.1°   Azimuth: 144.5°   Direction: South-East

HR8358 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8358 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8358 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 HR8358:


HR8358 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 54.1°
Azimuth: 144.5°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8358

HR8358 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 HR8358 are provided in the following table:

21h 53m 37s
+19° 40’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8358 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8358 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8358.

Visibility of HR8358 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 HR8358 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: 70.3°
Max altitude: 58.2°
Azimuth: 289.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8358

The image below is a photograph of HR8358 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 HR8358 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8358 star
DSS2 image of HR8358. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8358 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8358 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8358 is distant 229.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

70.52 pc
229.90 ly
6 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8358

HR8358 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8358 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8358. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8358