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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR8442

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 53.98°   Az: 307.71°   Direction: North-West

HR8442 is a giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8442 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR8442 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 HR8442 star
DSS2 image of HR8442. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8442 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 07m 59s
+58° 57’ 41”
04h 17m 51s
02h 25m 51s

J2000

22h 07m 09s
+58° 50’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates

103.04°
2.47°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8442 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8442.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.32
Giant

0.14
G6III
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8442 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8442. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8442 is distant 560.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

171.82
560.14
-10 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/y
-0.022"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO34072
SAO34072

Visibility from Your Location

HR8442 is circumpolar and transits at 02:02 UTC (altitude: 82.5°)