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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21


HR8625 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8625 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8625 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 HR8625:

HR8625 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 55°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8625

HR8625 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8625 are provided in the following table:

22h 37m 13s
+75° 22’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8625 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8625 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8625.

Visibility of HR8625 from your location

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

HR8625 is circumpolar and transits at 10:18 UTC (altitude: 66.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8625

The image below is a photograph of HR8625 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 HR8625 is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8625 star
DSS2 image of HR8625. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8625 during the next 10000 years (7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8625 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8625 is distant 623.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

191.20 pc
623.33 ly
-7 km/s
0.044 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8625

HR8625 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8625 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8625. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8625