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HR8785

HR8785 is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR8785 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8785 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 HR8785:

6.39
Giant
HR8785 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8785

HR8785 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 HR8785 are provided in the following table:

23h 05m 17s
+01° 18’ 24”
76.72°
-51.78°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8785 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8785 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8785.

Visibility of HR8785 from your location

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

Today's HR8785 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.7°
Max altitude: 39.8°
Azimuth: 271.3°
HR8785 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8785

The image below is a photograph of HR8785 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 HR8785 is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8785 star
DSS2 image of HR8785. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8785 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8785 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8785 is distant 408.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

125.31 pc
408.52 ly
-12 km/s
0.035 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8785

HR8785 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.90
G9III
4892K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8785 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8785. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8785

SAO127960
SAO127960