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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: 64.3°   Azimuth: 45.8°   Direction: North-East

HR8483 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8483 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8483 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8483 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8483 star
DSS2 image of HR8483. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8483 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8483


HR8483 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 64.3°
Azimuth: 45.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8483

HR8483 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8483 are provided in the following table:

22h 12m 22s
+63° 17’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8483 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8483 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8483.

Visibility of HR8483 from your location

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

HR8483 is circumpolar and transits at 11:56 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)

Distance of HR8483 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8483 is distant 864.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

265.25 pc
864.72 ly
-14 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8483

HR8483 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8483 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8483. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8483