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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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HR8734

Altitude: 30.1°   Azimuth: 216.2°   Direction: South-West

HR8734 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR8734 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8734 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8734 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8734 star
DSS2 image of HR8734. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8734 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8734

6.16
Sub-giant

HR8734 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.1°
Azimuth: 216.2°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8734

HR8734 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8734 are provided in the following table:

22h 58m 15s
-02° 23’ 43”
70.47°
-53.32°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8734 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8734 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8734.

Visibility of HR8734 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 HR8734 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: 92.4°
Max altitude: 36.1°
Azimuth: 267.6°

Distance of HR8734 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8734 is distant 64.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

19.72 pc
64.29 ly
-12 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8734

HR8734 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

4.69
G8IV
5468K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8734 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8734. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8734 star system properties

HR8734 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8734 double sysyem:

6.16
7.46
1.3
0 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8734

SAO146412
SAO146412