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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:55 south
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Altitude: 8.4°   Azimuth: 14.8°   Direction: North-North-East

HR8429 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8429 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8429 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 HR8429:


HR8429 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 8.4°
Azimuth: 14.8°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8429

HR8429 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 HR8429 are provided in the following table:

22h 06m 12s
+45° 14’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8429 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8429 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8429.

Visibility of HR8429 from your location

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

HR8429 is circumpolar and transits at 21:56 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8429

The image below is a photograph of HR8429 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 HR8429 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8429 star
DSS2 image of HR8429. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8429 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8429 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8429 is distant 323.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

99.11 pc
323.09 ly
-2 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8429

HR8429 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8429 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8429. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8429