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HR8737 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8737 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8737 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 HR8737:

HR8737 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 23°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8737

HR8737 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 HR8737 are provided in the following table:

22h 58m 35s
+09° 21’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8737 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8737 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8737.

Visibility of HR8737 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 HR8737 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: 80.6°
Max altitude: 47.9°
Azimuth: 279.4°
HR8737 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8737

The image below is a photograph of HR8737 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 HR8737 is 0.403 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.141 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8737 star
DSS2 image of HR8737. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8737 during the next 1000 years (6.72 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.35 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8737 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8737 is distant 100.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

30.94 pc
100.87 ly
-27 km/s
0.403 arcsec/year
-0.141 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8737

HR8737 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8737 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8737. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8737 star system properties

HR8737 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 HR8737 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8737