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Altitude: -64.0°   Azimuth: 48.9°   Direction: North-East

HR8719 is a giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8719 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8719 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 HR8719:


HR8719 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -64.0°
Azimuth: 48.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8719

HR8719 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 HR8719 are provided in the following table:

22h 55m 51s
-31° 37’ 59”
Piscis Austrinus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8719 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8719 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8719.

Visibility of HR8719 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 HR8719 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: 121.6°
Max altitude: 6.9°
Azimuth: 238.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8719

The image below is a photograph of HR8719 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 HR8719 is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8719 star
DSS2 image of HR8719. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8719 during the next 10000 years (-5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8719 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8719 is distant 947.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

290.70 pc
947.67 ly
22 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8719

HR8719 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8719 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8719. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8719