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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: 1.0°   Azimuth: 322.6°   Direction: North-West

HR8460 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8460 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8460 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 HR8460:


HR8460 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 1.0°
Azimuth: 322.6°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8460

HR8460 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 HR8460 are provided in the following table:

22h 10m 51s
+30° 33’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8460 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8460 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8460.

Visibility of HR8460 from your location

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

Today's HR8460 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.4°
Max altitude: 69.1°
Azimuth: 300.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8460

The image below is a photograph of HR8460 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 HR8460 is 0.008 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 HR8460 star
DSS2 image of HR8460. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8460 during the next 100000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8460 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8460 is distant 417.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

128.21 pc
417.95 ly
4 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8460

HR8460 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8460 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8460. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8460