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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: 1.7°   Azimuth: 296.7°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8824 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8824 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8824 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR8824:


HR8824 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 1.7°
Azimuth: 296.7°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8824

HR8824 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8824 are provided in the following table:

23h 10m 42s
+17° 35’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8824 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8824 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8824.

Visibility of HR8824 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR8824 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.4°
Max altitude: 56.1°
Azimuth: 287.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8824

The image below is a photograph of HR8824 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR8824 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8824 star
DSS2 image of HR8824. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8824 during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8824 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8824 is distant 505.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

155.04 pc
505.43 ly
2 km/s
0.021 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8824

HR8824 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8824 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8824. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8824