We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. Learn more.
Support TheSkyLive Development Donate Now!
public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Sculptor » 

HR8802

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:47 | Tran: 3:56 | Set: 7:01
Alt: -24.46°   Az: 254.01°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8802 is a giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR8802 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its faintness, HR8802 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 HR8802 star
DSS2 image of HR8802. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8802 during the next 10000 years (-7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 09m 40s
-28° 41’ 23”
06h 16m 08s
05h 25m 48s

J2000

23h 08m 21s
-28° 49’ 23”

Galactic Coordinates

22.62°
-67.22°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8802 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8802.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.6
Giant

0.89
G9III
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8802 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8802. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8802 is distant 285.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

87.57
285.46
19 km/s
-0.047 arcsec/y
-0.031"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO191674
SAO191674

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR8802 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.7°
Max altitude: 9.8°
Azimuth: 241.3°