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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:45 | Tran: 6:16 | Set: 9:47
Altitude: 9.9°   Azimuth: 157.7°   Direction: South-South-East

HR8746 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.

HR8746 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR8746 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8746

Finder chart HR8746 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8746.

HR8746 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8746 are provided in the following table:

23h 00m 24s
-25° 37’ 36”
Piscis Austrinus
Image of HR8746 star
DSS2 image of HR8746. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8746 during the next 10000 years (14.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8746


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8746 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8746. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8746 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8746 is distant 428.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

131.41 pc
428.38 ly
-25 km/s
0.086 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8746


Visibility of HR8746 from your location

Today's HR8746 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.6°
Max altitude: 12.9°
Azimuth: 244.4°