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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:55 | Tran: 3:43 | Set: 12:27
Alt: 25.94°   Az: 283.01°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8503 is a giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8503 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its faintness, HR8503 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR8503 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

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);

Celestial Coordinates


22h 17m 37s
+27° 55’ 37”
05h 30m 19s
03h 47m 57s


22h 16m 29s
+27° 48’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8503 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8503.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
0.002 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 62.1°
Max altitude: 66.4°
Azimuth: 297.9°