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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 2:54 | Tran: 5:13 | Set: 7:32
Altitude: -50.1°   Azimuth: 82.3°   Direction: East

HR8437 is a giant star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8437 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its faintness, HR8437 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 HR8437

Finder chart HR8437 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8437.

HR8437 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8437 are provided in the following table:

22h 08m 42s
-33° 07’ 32”
Piscis Austrinus
Image of HR8437 star
DSS2 image of HR8437. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8437 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8437


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8437 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8437. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8437 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8437 is distant 256.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

78.74 pc
256.69 ly
-4 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.029 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8437


Visibility of HR8437 from your location

Today's HR8437 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.1°
Max altitude: 5.4°
Azimuth: 236.9°