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Altitude: -59.5°   Azimuth: 251.7°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8793 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8793 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8793 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 HR8793 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8793 star
DSS2 image of HR8793. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8793 during the next 10000 years (-7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8793


HR8793 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -59.5°
Azimuth: 251.7°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8793

HR8793 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8793 are provided in the following table:

23h 07m 14s
-50° 41’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8793 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8793 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8793.

Visibility of HR8793 from your location

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

HR8793 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Spectral properties of HR8793

HR8793 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


HR8793 star system properties

HR8793 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8793 double sysyem:

8.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8793