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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
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Altitude: -11.2°   Azimuth: 305.5°   Direction: North-West

HR8605 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8605 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8605 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 HR8605:


HR8605 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -11.2°
Azimuth: 305.5°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8605

HR8605 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8605 are provided in the following table:

22h 36m 36s
+11° 41’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8605 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8605 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8605.

Visibility of HR8605 from your location

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

Today's HR8605 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.3°
Max altitude: 50.2°
Azimuth: 281.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8605

The image below is a photograph of HR8605 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 HR8605 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8605 star
DSS2 image of HR8605. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8605 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8605 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8605 is distant 375.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

115.21 pc
375.58 ly
-8 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8605

HR8605 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8605 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8605. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8605