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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 79.2°   Azimuth: 284.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8403 is a giant star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8403 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its faintness, HR8403 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8403

Finder chart HR8403 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8403.

HR8403 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8403 are provided in the following table:

22h 01m 50s
+52° 52’ 55”
Image of HR8403 star
DSS2 image of HR8403. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8403 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8403


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8403 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8403. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8403 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8403 is distant 1,058.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

324.68 pc
1,058.44 ly
-22 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8403


Visibility of HR8403 from your location

HR8403 is circumpolar and transits at 04:10 UTC (altitude: 88.6°)