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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 15:52 south
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Altitude: -42.6°   Azimuth: 8.8°   Direction: North

HR8382 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8382 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8382 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 HR8382:


HR8382 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -42.6°
Azimuth: 8.8°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8382

HR8382 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 HR8382 are provided in the following table:

21h 58m 54s
-04° 22’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8382 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8382 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8382.

Visibility of HR8382 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 HR8382 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: 94.4°
Max altitude: 34.1°
Azimuth: 265.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8382

The image below is a photograph of HR8382 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 HR8382 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.254 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8382 star
DSS2 image of HR8382. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8382 during the next 1000 years (0.02 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.23 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8382 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8382 is distant 117.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.

36.01 pc
117.39 ly
-44 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.254 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8382

HR8382 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8382 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8382. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8382