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Altitude: 37.0°   Azimuth: 278.4°   Direction: West

HR8412 is a double supergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8412 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8412 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 HR8412:


HR8412 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 37.0°
Azimuth: 278.4°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8412

HR8412 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 HR8412 are provided in the following table:

22h 04m 34s
+32° 56’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8412 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8412 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8412.

Visibility of HR8412 from your location

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

Today's HR8412 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.1°
Max altitude: 71.5°
Azimuth: 302.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8412

The image below is a photograph of HR8412 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 HR8412 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8412 star
DSS2 image of HR8412. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8412 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8412 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8412 is distant 961.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

294.99 pc
961.65 ly
-22 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8412

HR8412 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8412 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8412. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8412 star system properties

HR8412 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8412 double sysyem:

21.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8412