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HR8394

HR8394 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8394 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8394 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 HR8394:

6.28
Giant
HR8394 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8394

HR8394 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 HR8394 are provided in the following table:

22h 02m 11s
-17° 54’ 12”
37.15°
-50.04°
Aquarius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8394 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8394 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8394.

Visibility of HR8394 from your location

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

Today's HR8394 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 107.9°
Max altitude: 20.6°
Azimuth: 252.1°
HR8394 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8394

The image below is a photograph of HR8394 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 HR8394 is 0.123 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8394 star
DSS2 image of HR8394. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8394 during the next 1000 years (2.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8394 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8394 is distant 276.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

84.82 pc
276.51 ly
-17 km/s
0.123 arcsec/year
-0.06 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8394

HR8394 belongs to spectral class G7

1.64
G7
4719K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8394 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8394. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8394

SAO164827
SAO164827