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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 43.05°   Az: 52.77°   Direction: North-East

HR8648 is a star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8648 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its faintness, HR8648 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 HR8648 star
DSS2 image of HR8648. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8648 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


22h 43m 21s
+54° 02’ 16”
18h 30m 59s
17h 14m 20s


22h 42m 20s
+53° 54’ 32”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8648 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8648.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8648 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8648. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8648 is distant 1,189.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

9 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8648 is circumpolar and transits at 02:38 UTC (altitude: 87.4°)