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Altitude: -7.2°   Azimuth: 192.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR8484 is a giant star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8484 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8484 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 HR8484:


HR8484 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -7.2°
Azimuth: 192.8°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8484

HR8484 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 HR8484 are provided in the following table:

22h 15m 35s
-44° 27’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8484 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8484 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8484.

Visibility of HR8484 from your location

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

HR8484 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8484

The image below is a photograph of HR8484 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 HR8484 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8484 star
DSS2 image of HR8484. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8484 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8484 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8484 is distant 583.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

178.89 pc
583.18 ly
-4 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8484

HR8484 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8484 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8484. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8484