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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 62.5°   Azimuth: 341.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8395 is a star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8395 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8395 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 HR8395:


HR8395 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 62.5°
Azimuth: 341.0°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8395

HR8395 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 HR8395 are provided in the following table:

21h 57m 51s
+74° 59’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8395 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8395 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8395.

Visibility of HR8395 from your location

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

HR8395 is circumpolar and transits at 17:04 UTC (altitude: 66.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8395

The image below is a photograph of HR8395 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 HR8395 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8395 star
DSS2 image of HR8395. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8395 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8395 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8395 is distant 1,112.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

341.30 pc
1,112.63 ly
-17 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8395

HR8395 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8395 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8395. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8395