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HR8587 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8587 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8587 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 HR8587:

HR8587 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8587

HR8587 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 HR8587 are provided in the following table:

22h 32m 46s
+15° 51’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8587 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8587 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8587.

Visibility of HR8587 from your location

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

Today's HR8587 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.1°
Max altitude: 54.4°
Azimuth: 285.9°
HR8587 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8587

The image below is a photograph of HR8587 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 HR8587 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8587 star
DSS2 image of HR8587. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8587 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8587 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8587 is distant 698.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

214.13 pc
698.07 ly
-28 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8587

HR8587 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8587 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8587. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8587