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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 62.3°   Azimuth: 147.5°   Direction: South-South-East

HR8415 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8415 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8415 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 HR8415:


HR8415 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 62.3°
Azimuth: 147.5°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8415

HR8415 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 HR8415 are provided in the following table:

22h 05m 11s
+26° 40’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8415 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8415 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8415.

Visibility of HR8415 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 HR8415 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: 63.3°
Max altitude: 65.2°
Azimuth: 296.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8415

The image below is a photograph of HR8415 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 HR8415 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8415 star
DSS2 image of HR8415. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8415 during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8415 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8415 is distant 396.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

121.65 pc
396.59 ly
-25 km/s
0.034 arcsec/year
0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8415

HR8415 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8415 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8415. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8415