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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:10 south
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Altitude: 33.1°   Azimuth: 177.8°   Direction: South

HR8376 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8376 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8376 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 HR8376:


HR8376 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 33.1°
Azimuth: 177.8°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8376

HR8376 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 HR8376 are provided in the following table:

21h 58m 13s
-05° 25’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8376 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8376 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8376.

Visibility of HR8376 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 HR8376 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: 95.4°
Max altitude: 33.1°
Azimuth: 264.6°
HR8376 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8376

The image below is a photograph of HR8376 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 HR8376 is 0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.101 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8376 star
DSS2 image of HR8376. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8376 during the next 1000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.68 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8376 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8376 is distant 181.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

55.62 pc
181.31 ly
1 km/s
0.04 arcsec/year
-0.101 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8376

HR8376 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8376 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8376. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8376