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HR8470

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

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

5.58
Giant
HR8470 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 9°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8470

HR8470 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 HR8470 are provided in the following table:

22h 13m 44s
-25° 10’ 50”
26.98°
-54.7°
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8470 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8470 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8470.

Visibility of HR8470 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 115.2°
Max altitude: 13.3°
Azimuth: 244.8°
HR8470 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8470

The image below is a photograph of HR8470 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 HR8470 is 0.074 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR8470

HR8470 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.43
F6III
6435K

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

Alternative designations of HR8470

SAO190976
SAO190976