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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:59  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:13


HR8366 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8366 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8366 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 HR8366:

HR8366 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8366

HR8366 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8366 are provided in the following table:

21h 56m 22s
-37° 15’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8366 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8366 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8366.

Visibility of HR8366 from your location

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

Today's HR8366 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.3°
Max altitude: 1.3°
Azimuth: 232.7°
HR8366 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8366

The image below is a photograph of HR8366 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 HR8366 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8366 star
DSS2 image of HR8366. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8366 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8366 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8366 is distant 314.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

96.62 pc
314.98 ly
28 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8366

HR8366 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8366 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8366. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8366