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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 5.6°   Azimuth: 347.6°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8489 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8489 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8489 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 HR8489:


HR8489 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 5.6°
Azimuth: 347.6°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8489

HR8489 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8489 are provided in the following table:

22h 14m 44s
+42° 57’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8489 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8489 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8489.

Visibility of HR8489 from your location

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

HR8489 is circumpolar and transits at 05:17 UTC (altitude: 81.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8489

The image below is a photograph of HR8489 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 HR8489 is 0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8489 star
DSS2 image of HR8489. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8489 during the next 10000 years (8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8489 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8489 is distant 279.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

85.69 pc
279.35 ly
-38 km/s
0.049 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8489

HR8489 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8489 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8489. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8489