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Altitude: 75.5°   Azimuth: 289.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8589 is a giant star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8589 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8589 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 HR8589:


HR8589 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 75.5°
Azimuth: 289.5°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8589

HR8589 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 HR8589 are provided in the following table:

22h 32m 18s
+54° 02’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8589 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8589 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8589.

Visibility of HR8589 from your location

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

HR8589 is circumpolar and transits at 17:19 UTC (altitude: 87.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8589

The image below is a photograph of HR8589 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 HR8589 is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8589 star
DSS2 image of HR8589. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8589 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8589 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8589 is distant 633.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

194.17 pc
633.01 ly
-14 km/s
0.035 arcsec/year
0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8589

HR8589 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8589 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8589. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8589