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


HR8614 is a giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8614 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8614 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 HR8614:

HR8614 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 5°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8614

HR8614 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 HR8614 are provided in the following table:

22h 38m 44s
-28° 44’ 52”
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8614 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8614 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8614.

Visibility of HR8614 from your location

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

Today's HR8614 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.7°
Max altitude: 9.8°
Azimuth: 241.3°
HR8614 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8614

The image below is a photograph of HR8614 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 HR8614 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8614 star
DSS2 image of HR8614. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8614 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8614 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8614 is distant 402.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

123.61 pc
402.97 ly
3 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8614

HR8614 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8614 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8614. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8614