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Altitude: 47.0°   Azimuth: 308.8°   Direction: North-West

HR8752 is a variable star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR8752 visual magnitude is 5. Because of its moderate brightness, HR8752 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR8752:


HR8752 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 47.0°
Azimuth: 308.8°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8752

HR8752 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 HR8752 are provided in the following table:

23h 00m 05s
+56° 56’ 43”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8752 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8752 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8752.

Visibility of HR8752 from your location

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

HR8752 is circumpolar and transits at 17:39 UTC (altitude: 84.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8752

The image below is a photograph of HR8752 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 HR8752 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8752 star
DSS2 image of HR8752. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8752 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8752 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8752 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 58 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
-58 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8752

HR8752 belongs to spectral class G4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8752 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8752. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8752