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Altitude: 71.0°   Azimuth: 60.3°   Direction: East-North-East

HR8832 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR8832 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8832 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 HR8832:


HR8832 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 71.0°
Azimuth: 60.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8832

HR8832 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8832 are provided in the following table:

23h 13m 17s
+57° 10’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8832 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8832 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8832.

Visibility of HR8832 from your location

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

HR8832 is circumpolar and transits at 17:52 UTC (altitude: 84.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8832

The image below is a photograph of HR8832 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 HR8832 is 2.075 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.296 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8832 star
DSS2 image of HR8832. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8832 during the next 100 years (3.46 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.49 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8832 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8832 is distant 21.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

6.53 pc
21.27 ly
-18 km/s
2.075 arcsec/year
0.296 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8832

HR8832 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8832 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8832. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8832 star system properties

HR8832 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8832 double sysyem:

106.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8832