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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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Altitude: 59.7°   Azimuth: 174.0°   Direction: South

HR8372 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8372 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8372 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8372 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8372 star
DSS2 image of HR8372. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8372 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8372


HR8372 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 59.7°
Azimuth: 174.0°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8372

HR8372 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 HR8372 are provided in the following table:

21h 56m 24s
+21° 14’ 22”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8372 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8372 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8372.

Visibility of HR8372 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 HR8372 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: 68.8°
Max altitude: 59.8°
Azimuth: 291.2°

Distance of HR8372 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8372 is distant 1,147.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

352.11 pc
1,147.89 ly
2 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8372

HR8372 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8372 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8372. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8372