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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR8809

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -45.4°   Azimuth: 146.0°   Direction: South-East

HR8809 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Indus.

HR8809 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its faintness, HR8809 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 HR8809

Finder chart HR8809 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8809.

HR8809 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 HR8809 are provided in the following table:

23h 10m 11s
-66° 51’ 27”
317.29°
-47.35°
Indus
Image of HR8809 star
DSS2 image of HR8809. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8809 during the next 1000 years (3.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.63 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8809

6.47
Hypergiant

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

2.50
K0III
4866K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8809 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8809. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8809 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8809 is distant 202.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

62.27 pc
202.99 ly
-6 km/s
0.201 arcsec/year
0.038 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8809

SAO255420
SAO255420

Visibility of HR8809 from your location

HR8809 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK