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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:07 south
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Altitude: 43.4°   Azimuth: 220.1°   Direction: South-West

HR8833 is a double giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8833 visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8833 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 HR8833:


HR8833 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 43.4°
Azimuth: 220.1°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8833

HR8833 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 HR8833 are provided in the following table:

23h 13m 26s
+11° 03’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8833 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8833 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8833.

Visibility of HR8833 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 HR8833 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: 78.9°
Max altitude: 49.6°
Azimuth: 281.1°
HR8833 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8833

The image below is a photograph of HR8833 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 HR8833 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8833 star
DSS2 image of HR8833. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8833 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8833 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8833 is distant 335.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

102.88 pc
335.39 ly
16 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8833

HR8833 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8833 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8833. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8833 star system properties

HR8833 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8833 double sysyem:

33.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8833