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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:01  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:11


HR8594 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8594 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8594 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 HR8594:

HR8594 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 31°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8594

HR8594 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 HR8594 are provided in the following table:

22h 33m 40s
+56° 37’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8594 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8594 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8594.

Visibility of HR8594 from your location

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

HR8594 is circumpolar and transits at 10:38 UTC (altitude: 84.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8594

The image below is a photograph of HR8594 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 HR8594 is 0.073 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8594 star
DSS2 image of HR8594. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8594 during the next 10000 years (12.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8594 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8594 is distant 339.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

104.17 pc
339.58 ly
-11 km/s
0.073 arcsec/year
0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8594

HR8594 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 HR8594 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8594. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8594