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HR8397 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8397 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8397 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 HR8397:

HR8397 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 15°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8397

HR8397 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 HR8397 are provided in the following table:

22h 02m 01s
+10° 58’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8397 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8397 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8397.

Visibility of HR8397 from your location

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

Today's HR8397 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.0°
Max altitude: 49.5°
Azimuth: 281.0°
HR8397 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8397

The image below is a photograph of HR8397 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 HR8397 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8397 star
DSS2 image of HR8397. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8397 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8397 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8397 is distant 1,341.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

411.52 pc
1,341.56 ly
-15 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8397

HR8397 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8397 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8397. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8397