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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -65.2°   Azimuth: 162.3°   Direction: South-South-East

HR8794 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Indus.

HR8794 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its faintness, HR8794 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 HR8794

Finder chart HR8794 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8794.

HR8794 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 HR8794 are provided in the following table:

23h 08m 35s
-73° 35’ 11”
Image of HR8794 star
DSS2 image of HR8794. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8794 during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8794


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8794 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8794. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8794 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8794 is distant 607.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

186.22 pc
607.08 ly
5 km/s
0.021 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8794


Visibility of HR8794 from your location

HR8794 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK