Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Latest Perseverance Images received 4 hours 50 mins ago for Sol77, Sol76
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR8604

HR8604 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8604 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8604 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 HR8604:

6.1
Hypergiant
HR8604 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 33°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8604

HR8604 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 HR8604 are provided in the following table:

22h 36m 07s
+35° 34’ 37”
94.2°
-19.63°
Pegasus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8604 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8604 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8604.

Visibility of HR8604 from your location

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

Today's HR8604 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.4°
Max altitude: 74.1°
Azimuth: 305.6°
HR8604 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8604

The image below is a photograph of HR8604 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 HR8604 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8604 star
DSS2 image of HR8604. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8604 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8604 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8604 is distant 417.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

128.04 pc
417.41 ly
-16 km/s
-0.067 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8604

HR8604 belongs to spectral class K0

0.56
K0
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8604 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8604. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8604

SAO72517
SAO72517