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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:09 south
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Altitude: 0.9°   Azimuth: 336.7°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8569 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8569 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8569 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 HR8569:


HR8569 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.9°
Azimuth: 336.7°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8569

HR8569 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 HR8569 are provided in the following table:

22h 29m 43s
+35° 43’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8569 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8569 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8569.

Visibility of HR8569 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 HR8569 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: 54.3°
Max altitude: 74.2°
Azimuth: 305.7°
HR8569 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8569

The image below is a photograph of HR8569 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 HR8569 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8569 star
DSS2 image of HR8569. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8569 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8569 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8569 is distant 375.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

115.07 pc
375.14 ly
-2 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8569

HR8569 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8569 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8569. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8569