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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8453

Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:17 | Tran: 2:58 | Set: 8:35
Alt: -28.13°   Az: 57.32°   Direction: East-North-East

HR8453 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8453 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its faintness, HR8453 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 HR8453 star
DSS2 image of HR8453. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8453 during the next 10000 years (12.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 11m 50s
-04° 08’ 44”
15h 12m 21s
13h 24m 11s

J2000

22h 10m 33s
-04° 16’ 01”

Galactic Coordinates

56.51°
-45.37°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8453 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8453.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.01
Hypergiant

1.33
K0III
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8453 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8453. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8453 is distant 281.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

86.43
281.76
-18 km/s
0.076 arcsec/y
-0.003"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO145916
SAO145916

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR8453 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.1°
Max altitude: 34.4°
Azimuth: 265.9°