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HR8503 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8503 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8503 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 HR8503:

HR8503 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 51°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8503

HR8503 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 HR8503 are provided in the following table:

22h 16m 29s
+27° 48’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8503 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8503 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8503.

Visibility of HR8503 from your location

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

Today's HR8503 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.2°
Max altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 297.8°
HR8503 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8503

The image below is a photograph of HR8503 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 HR8503 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8503 star
DSS2 image of HR8503. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8503 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8503 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8503 is distant 399.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

122.40 pc
399.02 ly
16 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8503

HR8503 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8503 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8503. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8503