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HR8379

HR8379 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8379 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8379 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 HR8379:

5.5
Hypergiant
HR8379 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8379

HR8379 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 HR8379 are provided in the following table:

21h 59m 17s
-38° 23’ 43”
4.34°
-52.47°
Grus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8379 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8379 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8379.

Visibility of HR8379 from your location

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

Today's HR8379 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.4°
Max altitude: 0.1°
Azimuth: 231.6°
HR8379 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8379

The image below is a photograph of HR8379 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 HR8379 is 0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8379 star
DSS2 image of HR8379. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8379 during the next 10000 years (7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8379 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8379 is distant 393.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

120.63 pc
393.24 ly
-10 km/s
0.042 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8379

HR8379 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.09
K0III
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8379 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8379. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8379

SAO213452
SAO213452