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TimezoneEurope/London
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HR8778

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 69.62°   Az: 303.92°   Direction: North-West

HR8778 is a sub-giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR8778 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its faintness, HR8778 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.

Image of HR8778 star
DSS2 image of HR8778. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8778 during the next 10000 years (11.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 04m 24s
+58° 41’ 50”
02h 15m 12s
01h 19m 36s

J2000

23h 03m 21s
+58° 33’ 52”

Galactic Coordinates

109.22°
-1.4°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8778 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8778.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.43
Sub-giant

1.71
G8IV
4996K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8778 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8778. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8778 is distant 286.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

87.80
286.22
15 km/s
0.067 arcsec/y
0.017"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO35103
SAO35103

Visibility from Your Location

HR8778 is circumpolar and transits at 02:59 UTC (altitude: 82.8°)