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HR8510 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8510 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8510 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 HR8510:

HR8510 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 17°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8510

HR8510 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 HR8510 are provided in the following table:

22h 18m 56s
+37° 46’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8510 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8510 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8510.

Visibility of HR8510 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 HR8510 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: 52.2°
Max altitude: 76.3°
Azimuth: 307.8°
HR8510 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8510

The image below is a photograph of HR8510 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 HR8510 is 0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8510 star
DSS2 image of HR8510. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8510 during the next 10000 years (9.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8510 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8510 is distant 214.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

65.83 pc
214.61 ly
7 km/s
0.057 arcsec/year
0.044 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8510

HR8510 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8510 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8510. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8510 star system properties

HR8510 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8510 double sysyem:

15.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8510