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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 43.78°   Az: 318.90°   Direction: North-West

HR8374 is a supergiant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8374 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its faintness, HR8374 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.

HR8374 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8374 star
DSS2 image of HR8374. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8374 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


21h 56m 04s
+61° 39’ 32”
05h 57m 29s
03h 53m 34s


21h 55m 20s
+61° 32’ 30”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8374 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8374.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8374 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8374. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8374 is distant 9,055.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

2,777.78 pc
9,055.56 ly
-32 km/s
0.004 arcsec/y
0.007 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8374 is circumpolar and transits at 02:22 UTC (altitude: 79.8°)