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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -28.84°   Az: 225.45°   Direction: South-West

HR8791 is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Grus.

HR8791 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its faintness, HR8791 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.

HR8791 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR8791 star
DSS2 image of HR8791. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8791 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


23h 08m 33s
-49° 28’ 24”
04h 55m 31s
04h 04m 05s


23h 07m 09s
-49° 36’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8791 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8791.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8791 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8791. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8791 is distant 1,304.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

400.00 pc
1,304.00 ly
22 km/s
0.017 arcsec/y
-0.014 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8791 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK