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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 10.3°   Azimuth: 160.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR8674 is a giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8674 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8674 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 HR8674:


HR8674 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.3°
Azimuth: 160.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8674

HR8674 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 HR8674 are provided in the following table:

22h 47m 56s
-25° 54’ 42”
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8674 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8674 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8674.

Visibility of HR8674 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 HR8674 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: 115.9°
Max altitude: 12.6°
Azimuth: 244.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8674

The image below is a photograph of HR8674 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 HR8674 is 0.112 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.114 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8674 star
DSS2 image of HR8674. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8674 during the next 1000 years (1.87 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.90 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8674 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8674 is distant 516.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

158.48 pc
516.64 ly
-26 km/s
0.112 arcsec/year
-0.114 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8674

HR8674 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8674 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8674. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8674