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HR8593 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR8593 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8593 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 HR8593:

HR8593 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8593

HR8593 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8593 are provided in the following table:

22h 35m 52s
-57° 53’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8593 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8593 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8593.

Visibility of HR8593 from your location

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

HR8593 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8593

The image below is a photograph of HR8593 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 HR8593 is 0.077 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8593 star
DSS2 image of HR8593. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8593 during the next 10000 years (12.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8593 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8593 is distant 220.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

67.61 pc
220.42 ly
5 km/s
0.077 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8593

HR8593 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8593 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8593. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8593