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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR8446 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8446 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8446 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 HR8446:

HR8446 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8446

HR8446 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8446 are provided in the following table:

22h 10m 00s
-28° 17’ 33”
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8446 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8446 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8446.

Visibility of HR8446 from your location

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

Today's HR8446 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.3°
Max altitude: 10.2°
Azimuth: 241.7°
HR8446 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8446

The image below is a photograph of HR8446 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 HR8446 is 0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8446 star
DSS2 image of HR8446. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8446 during the next 10000 years (5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8446 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8446 is distant 352.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

108.23 pc
352.81 ly
11 km/s
0.032 arcsec/year
0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8446

HR8446 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8446 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8446. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8446