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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:56 | Tran: 5:30 | Set: 9:04
Altitude: 13.1°   Azimuth: 173.3°   Direction: South

HR8470 is a giant star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8470 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its faintness, HR8470 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8470

Finder chart HR8470 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8470.

HR8470 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8470 are provided in the following table:

22h 13m 44s
-25° 10’ 50”
Piscis Austrinus
Image of HR8470 star
DSS2 image of HR8470. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8470 during the next 10000 years (12.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8470


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8470 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8470. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8470 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8470 is distant 220.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

67.66 pc
220.57 ly
-28 km/s
0.074 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8470


Visibility of HR8470 from your location

Today's HR8470 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.2°
Max altitude: 13.3°
Azimuth: 244.8°