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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: 15.73°   Az: 347.06°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8744 is a star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8744 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR8744 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.

HR8744 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8744 star
DSS2 image of HR8744. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8744 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


23h 00m 14s
+52° 47’ 10”
10h 36m 31s


22h 59m 10s
+52° 39’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8744 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8744.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8744 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8744. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8744 is distant 672.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

206.19 pc
672.16 ly
28 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/y
0.033 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8744 is circumpolar and transits at 03:30 UTC (altitude: 88.7°)