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Altitude: 9.9°   Azimuth: 19.8°   Direction: North-North-East

HR8755 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8755 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8755 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 HR8755:


HR8755 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 9.9°
Azimuth: 19.8°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8755

HR8755 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 HR8755 are provided in the following table:

23h 00m 34s
+45° 22’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8755 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8755 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8755.

Visibility of HR8755 from your location

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

HR8755 is circumpolar and transits at 18:23 UTC (altitude: 83.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8755

The image below is a photograph of HR8755 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 HR8755 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8755 star
DSS2 image of HR8755. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8755 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8755 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8755 is distant 1,582.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

485.44 pc
1,582.52 ly
-4 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8755

HR8755 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8755 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8755. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8755