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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 2:02 | Tran: 6:07 | Set: 10:11
Altitude: -57.5°   Azimuth: 25.1°   Direction: North-North-East

HR8764 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8764 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR8764 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 HR8764

Finder chart HR8764 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8764.

HR8764 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 HR8764 are provided in the following table:

23h 02m 44s
-20° 52’ 14”
Image of HR8764 star
DSS2 image of HR8764. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8764 during the next 1000 years (-0.97 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.95 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8764


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8764 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8764. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8764 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8764 is distant 250.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

76.86 pc
250.58 ly
26 km/s
-0.058 arcsec/year
-0.117 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8764


Visibility of HR8764 from your location

Today's HR8764 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.9°
Max altitude: 17.6°
Azimuth: 249.1°