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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 22.3°   Azimuth: 9.9°   Direction: North

HR8745 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8745 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8745 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 HR8745 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8745 star
DSS2 image of HR8745. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8745 during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8745


HR8745 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 22.3°
Azimuth: 9.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8745

HR8745 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8745 are provided in the following table:

22h 59m 08s
+59° 48’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8745 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8745 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8745.

Visibility of HR8745 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR8745 is circumpolar and transits at 12:31 UTC (altitude: 81.7°)

Distance of HR8745 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8745 is distant 1,156.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

354.61 pc
1,156.03 ly
-11 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8745

HR8745 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8745 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8745. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8745