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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: -7.6°   Azimuth: 290.7°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8776 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR8776 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8776 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8776 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8776 star
DSS2 image of HR8776. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8776 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8776


HR8776 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -7.6°
Azimuth: 290.7°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8776

HR8776 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 HR8776 are provided in the following table:

23h 04m 00s
+06° 37’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8776 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8776 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8776.

Visibility of HR8776 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 HR8776 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: 83.4°
Max altitude: 45.1°
Azimuth: 276.6°

Distance of HR8776 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8776 is distant 271.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

83.26 pc
271.44 ly
4 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8776

HR8776 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8776 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8776. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8776