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HR8443 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8443 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8443 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 HR8443:

HR8443 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 82°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8443

HR8443 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 HR8443 are provided in the following table:

22h 07m 25s
+53° 18’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8443 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8443 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8443.

Visibility of HR8443 from your location

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

HR8443 is circumpolar and transits at 17:39 UTC (altitude: 88.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8443

The image below is a photograph of HR8443 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 HR8443 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8443 star
DSS2 image of HR8443. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8443 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8443 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8443 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
-26 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8443

HR8443 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8443 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8443. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8443