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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 71.1°   Azimuth: 56.2°   Direction: North-East

HR8677 is a sub-giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8677 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its faintness, HR8677 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8677

Finder chart HR8677 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8677.

HR8677 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 HR8677 are provided in the following table:

22h 47m 23s
+58° 28’ 58”
Image of HR8677 star
DSS2 image of HR8677. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8677 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8677


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8677 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8677. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8677 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8677 is distant 956.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

293.26 pc
956.01 ly
4 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8677


Visibility of HR8677 from your location

HR8677 is circumpolar and transits at 04:32 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)