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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR8407

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 9.38°   Az: 339.81°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8407 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8407 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its faintness, HR8407 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.

Image of HR8407 star
DSS2 image of HR8407. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8407 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 03m 56s
+44° 46’ 09”
10h 05m 19s
08h 09m 16s

J2000

22h 02m 56s
+44° 38’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates

94.08°
-8.58°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8407 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8407.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.6
Hypergiant

-0.45
A0IV
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8407 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8407. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8407 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8407 double sysyem:

5.6
8.1
2.5
1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8407 is distant 529.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

162.34
529.22
-1 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/y
-0.033"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO51595
SAO51595

Visibility from Your Location

HR8407 is circumpolar and transits at 01:54 UTC (altitude: 83.3°)