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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:41  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:26


HR8384 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8384 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8384 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 HR8384:

HR8384 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 30°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8384

HR8384 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 HR8384 are provided in the following table:

21h 57m 11s
+66° 09’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8384 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8384 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8384.

Visibility of HR8384 from your location

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

HR8384 is circumpolar and transits at 09:27 UTC (altitude: 75.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8384

The image below is a photograph of HR8384 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 HR8384 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8384 star
DSS2 image of HR8384. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8384 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8384 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8384 is distant 1,613.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

495.05 pc
1,613.86 ly
2 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8384

HR8384 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 HR8384 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8384. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8384 star system properties

HR8384 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8384 double sysyem:

91 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8384