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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8506

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 21.36°   Az: 16.21°   Direction: North-North-East

HR8506 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8506 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its faintness, HR8506 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.

Image of HR8506 star
DSS2 image of HR8506. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8506 during the next 10000 years (7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 17m 19s
+57° 20’ 36”
13h 55m 13s
12h 12m 33s

J2000

22h 16m 26s
+57° 13’ 13”

Galactic Coordinates

103.12°
0.43°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8506 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8506.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.88
Giant

-0.86
G8III
4917K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8506 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8506. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8506 is distant 727.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

223.21
727.68
-8 km/s
0.043 arcsec/y
0.006"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO34256
SAO34256

Visibility from Your Location

HR8506 is circumpolar and transits at 02:04 UTC (altitude: 84.1°)