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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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All Constellations » Piscis Austrinus » 

HR8668

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:32 | Tran: 3:39 | Set: 5:46
Alt: -24.52°   Az: 245.50°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8668 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8668 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its faintness, HR8668 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 HR8668 star
DSS2 image of HR8668. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8668 during the next 10000 years (-11.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 48m 41s
-34° 01’ 51”
05h 49m 50s
04h 38m 31s

J2000

22h 47m 19s
-34° 09’ 39”

Galactic Coordinates

10.46°
-62.51°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8668 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8668.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.28
Giant

1.32
K1III
4389K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8668 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8668. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8668 is distant 320.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

98.23
320.24
41 km/s
-0.066 arcsec/y
0.048"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO214081
SAO214081

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR8668 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.0°
Max altitude: 4.5°
Azimuth: 236.0°