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HR8466

HR8466 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8466 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8466 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 HR8466:

5.92
Hypergiant
HR8466 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 42°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8466

HR8466 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8466 are provided in the following table:

22h 12m 07s
+24° 56’ 59”
82.97°
-25.3°
Pegasus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8466 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8466 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8466.

Visibility of HR8466 from your location

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

Today's HR8466 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.1°
Max altitude: 63.5°
Azimuth: 295.0°
HR8466 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8466

The image below is a photograph of HR8466 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 HR8466 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8466 star
DSS2 image of HR8466. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8466 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8466 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8466 is distant 3,046.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

934.58 pc
3,046.73 ly
-3 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8466

HR8466 belongs to spectral class K0

-3.93
K0
3779K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8466 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8466. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8466

SAO90317
SAO90317