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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:36 south
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Altitude: -37.8°   Azimuth: 22.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR8735 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR8735 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8735 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 HR8735:


HR8735 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -37.8°
Azimuth: 22.4°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8735

HR8735 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 HR8735 are provided in the following table:

22h 58m 23s
-01° 24’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8735 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8735 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8735.

Visibility of HR8735 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 HR8735 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: 91.4°
Max altitude: 37.1°
Azimuth: 268.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8735

The image below is a photograph of HR8735 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 HR8735 is 0.09 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8735 star
DSS2 image of HR8735. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8735 during the next 10000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8735 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8735 is distant 317.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

97.28 pc
317.12 ly
-14 km/s
0.09 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8735

HR8735 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8735 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8735. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8735