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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:02 south
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HR8507 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8507 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8507 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 HR8507:

HR8507 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 38°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8507

HR8507 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8507 are provided in the following table:

22h 18m 04s
-00° 14’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8507 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8507 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8507.

Visibility of HR8507 from your location

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

Today's HR8507 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.2°
Max altitude: 38.3°
Azimuth: 269.8°
HR8507 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8507

The image below is a photograph of HR8507 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 HR8507 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.062 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8507 star
DSS2 image of HR8507. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8507 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8507 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8507 is distant 135.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

41.48 pc
135.21 ly
17 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.062 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8507

HR8507 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8507 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8507. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8507