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Altitude: 23.8°   Azimuth: 22.7°   Direction: North-North-East

HR8535 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8535 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8535 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 HR8535:


HR8535 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.8°
Azimuth: 22.7°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8535

HR8535 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 HR8535 are provided in the following table:

22h 23m 00s
+57° 17’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8535 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8535 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8535.

Visibility of HR8535 from your location

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

HR8535 is circumpolar and transits at 17:49 UTC (altitude: 84.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8535

The image below is a photograph of HR8535 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 HR8535 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8535 star
DSS2 image of HR8535. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8535 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8535 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8535 is distant 851.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

261.10 pc
851.17 ly
-13 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8535

HR8535 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8535 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8535. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8535