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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:57 | Tran: 6:05 | Set: 12:10
Altitude: -36.6°   Azimuth: 348.2°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8785 is a giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Pisces.

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

Finder chart HR8785 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR8785


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


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

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

Alternative designations of HR8785


Visibility of HR8785 from your location

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

Azimuth: 88.7°
Max altitude: 39.8°
Azimuth: 271.3°