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HR8751

HR8751 is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR8751 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8751 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 HR8751:

5.83
Giant
HR8751 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 42°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8751

HR8751 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 HR8751 are provided in the following table:

23h 00m 42s
+03° 00’ 42”
77.06°
-49.74°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8751 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8751 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8751.

Visibility of HR8751 from your location

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

Today's HR8751 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.0°
Max altitude: 41.5°
Azimuth: 273.0°
HR8751 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8751

The image below is a photograph of HR8751 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 HR8751 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.086 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8751 star
DSS2 image of HR8751. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8751 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8751 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8751 is distant 546.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

167.79 pc
546.98 ly
19 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.086 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8751

HR8751 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.29
K4III
4051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8751 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8751. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8751

SAO127894
SAO127894