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Altitude: 76.2°   Azimuth: 358.8°   Direction: North

HR8375 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8375 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8375 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 HR8375:


HR8375 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 76.2°
Azimuth: 358.8°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8375

HR8375 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8375 are provided in the following table:

21h 55m 31s
+65° 19’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8375 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8375 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8375.

Visibility of HR8375 from your location

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

HR8375 is circumpolar and transits at 17:14 UTC (altitude: 76.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8375

The image below is a photograph of HR8375 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 HR8375 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8375 star
DSS2 image of HR8375. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8375 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8375 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8375 is distant 1,202.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

369.00 pc
1,202.95 ly
-15 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8375

HR8375 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8375 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8375. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8375 star system properties

HR8375 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8375 double sysyem:

1.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8375