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HR8651 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8651 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8651 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 HR8651:

HR8651 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 76°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8651

HR8651 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8651 are provided in the following table:

22h 42m 55s
+37° 48’ 10”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8651 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8651 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8651.

Visibility of HR8651 from your location

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

Today's HR8651 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.2°
Max altitude: 76.3°
Azimuth: 307.8°
HR8651 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8651

The image below is a photograph of HR8651 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 HR8651 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8651 star
DSS2 image of HR8651. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8651 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8651 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8651 is distant 1,202.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

369.00 pc
1,202.95 ly
-18 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8651

HR8651 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8651 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8651. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8651