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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR8616

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:29 | Tran: 3:50 | Set: 6:11
Alt: -57.55°   Az: 290.37°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8616 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8616 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its faintness, HR8616 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.

Image of HR8616 star
DSS2 image of HR8616. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8616 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 40m 14s
-32° 57’ 11”
09h 32m 42s
08h 12m 56s

J2000

22h 38m 51s
-33° 04’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates

13.03°
-60.84°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8616 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8616.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.66
Main-sequence

0.04
A2V
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8616 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8616. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8616 is distant 434.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

133.33
434.67
4 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y
0.014"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO213981
SAO213981

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR8616 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.0°
Max altitude: 5.6°
Azimuth: 237.0°