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HR8492

HR8492 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8492 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8492 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 HR8492:

6.15
Bright giant
HR8492 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8492

HR8492 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 HR8492 are provided in the following table:

22h 16m 37s
-25° 53’ 53”
25.98°
-55.48°
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8492 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8492 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8492.

Visibility of HR8492 from your location

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

Today's HR8492 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.9°
Max altitude: 12.6°
Azimuth: 244.1°
HR8492 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8492

The image below is a photograph of HR8492 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 HR8492 is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8492 star
DSS2 image of HR8492. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8492 during the next 10000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8492 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8492 is distant 567.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

174.22 pc
567.94 ly
26 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8492

HR8492 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-0.06
K1II
4493K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8492 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8492. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8492

SAO191016
SAO191016