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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR8798

Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:20 | Tran: 3:59 | Set: 13:34
Alt: 15.46°   Az: 303.99°   Direction: North-West

HR8798 is a variable and double main-sequence star of spectral class A4 in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8798 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its faintness, HR8798 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.

Image of HR8798 star
DSS2 image of HR8798. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8798 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 08m 38s
+32° 57’ 32”
07h 10m 55s
06h 19m 34s

J2000

23h 07m 27s
+32° 49’ 32”

Galactic Coordinates

98.92°
-25.15°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8798 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8798.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.02
Main-sequence

0.13
A4V
8839K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8798 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8798. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8798 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 HR8798 double sysyem:

6.02
7.52
1.5
8.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8798 is distant 490.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

150.60
490.96
-1 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/y
0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO73010
SAO73010

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR8798 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.0°
Max altitude: 71.5°
Azimuth: 303.0°