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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 47.26°   Az: 357.60°   Direction: North

HR8736 is a star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8736 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its faintness, HR8736 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.

HR8736 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8736 star
DSS2 image of HR8736. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8736 during the next 1000 years (0.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.78 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


22h 50m 15s
+85° 30’ 14”
10h 34m 52s


22h 51m 02s
+85° 22’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8736 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8736.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8736 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8736. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8736 is distant 456.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

140.06 pc
456.58 ly
-30 km/s
0.003 arcsec/y
0.107 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8736 is circumpolar and transits at 03:20 UTC (altitude: 56.0°)