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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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Altitude: 58.0°   Azimuth: 130.4°   Direction: South-East

HR8564 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8564 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8564 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8564 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8564 star
DSS2 image of HR8564. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8564 during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8564

Bright giant

HR8564 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 58.0°
Azimuth: 130.4°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8564

HR8564 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 HR8564 are provided in the following table:

22h 29m 10s
+26° 45’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8564 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8564 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8564.

Visibility of HR8564 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 HR8564 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: 63.2°
Max altitude: 65.3°
Azimuth: 296.8°

Distance of HR8564 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8564 is distant 1,097.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.

336.70 pc
1,097.64 ly
-45 km/s
0.026 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8564

HR8564 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8564 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8564. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8564