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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 51.54°   Az: 337.99°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8599 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8599 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its faintness, HR8599 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR8599 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8599 star
DSS2 image of HR8599. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8599 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


22h 32m 41s
+76° 21’ 11”
05h 24m 24s
03h 57m 05s


22h 32m 16s
+76° 13’ 35”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8599 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8599.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8599 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8599. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8599 is distant 735.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

225.73 pc
735.89 ly
-22 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/y
-0.011 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8599 is circumpolar and transits at 02:58 UTC (altitude: 65.1°)