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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Altitude: 63.4°   Azimuth: 228.9°   Direction: South-West

HR8753 is a double giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8753 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8753 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 HR8753:


HR8753 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 63.4°
Azimuth: 228.9°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8753

HR8753 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 HR8753 are provided in the following table:

23h 00m 42s
+31° 04’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8753 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8753 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8753.

Visibility of HR8753 from your location

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

Today's HR8753 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.9°
Max altitude: 69.6°
Azimuth: 301.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8753

The image below is a photograph of HR8753 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 HR8753 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8753 star
DSS2 image of HR8753. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8753 during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8753 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8753 is distant 567.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

174.22 pc
567.94 ly
1 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8753

HR8753 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. HR8753 is also a Mn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8753 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8753. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8753 star system properties

HR8753 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8753 double sysyem:

3.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8753