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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR8652 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.

HR8652 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8652 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 HR8652:

HR8652 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 42°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8652

HR8652 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 HR8652 are provided in the following table:

22h 43m 04s
+47° 10’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8652 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8652 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8652.

Visibility of HR8652 from your location

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

HR8652 is circumpolar and transits at 10:20 UTC (altitude: 85.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8652

The image below is a photograph of HR8652 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 HR8652 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8652 star
DSS2 image of HR8652. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8652 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8652 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8652 is distant 3,704.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

1,136.36 pc
3,704.55 ly
-17 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8652

HR8652 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8652 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8652. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8652 star system properties

HR8652 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8652 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8652