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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 66.9°   Azimuth: 316.2°   Direction: North-West

HR8808 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B3 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8808 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its faintness, HR8808 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.

HR8808 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8808 star
DSS2 image of HR8808. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8808 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

23h 08m 48s
+63° 45’ 59”

J2000 Coordinates

23h 07m 47s
+63° 37’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8808 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8808.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8808 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8808. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8808 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8808 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8808 is distant 1,220.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

374.53 pc
1,220.97 ly
-19 km/s
0.002 arcsec/y
-0.004 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8808 is circumpolar and transits at 03:41 UTC (altitude: 77.8°)