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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 22:25 | Tran: 5:02 | Set: 11:35
Altitude: 45.2°   Azimuth: 186.2°   Direction: South

HR8359 is a hypergiant star of spectral class G0 in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8359 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its faintness, HR8359 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8359

Finder chart HR8359 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8359.

HR8359 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 HR8359 are provided in the following table:

21h 53m 57s
+06° 51’ 51”
Image of HR8359 star
DSS2 image of HR8359. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8359 during the next 10000 years (13.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8359


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8359 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8359. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8359 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8359 is distant 413.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

126.74 pc
413.18 ly
-10 km/s
0.081 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8359


Visibility of HR8359 from your location

Today's HR8359 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.1°
Max altitude: 45.4°
Azimuth: 276.9°