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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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HR8671

Altitude: -3.6°   Azimuth: 203.5°   Direction: South-South-West

HR8671 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8671 visual magnitude is 6.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8671 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8671 is -0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.076 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8671 star
DSS2 image of HR8671. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8671 during the next 10000 years (-11.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8671

6.71
Sub-giant

HR8671 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -3.6°
Azimuth: 203.5°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8671

HR8671 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8671 are provided in the following table:

22h 47m 47s
-38° 13’ 18”
1.85°
-61.88°
Grus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8671 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8671 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8671.

Visibility of HR8671 from your location

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

Today's HR8671 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.2°
Max altitude: 0.3°
Azimuth: 231.8°

Distance of HR8671 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8671 is distant 221.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

67.80 pc
221.02 ly
27 km/s
-0.068 arcsec/year
-0.076 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8671

HR8671 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

2.55
F4IV
6481K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8671 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8671. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8671

SAO214087
SAO214087