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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -16.1°   Azimuth: 137.4°   Direction: South-East

HR8835 is a giant star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8835 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8835 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8835 is 0.112 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.112 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8835 star
DSS2 image of HR8835. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8835 during the next 1000 years (1.87 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.87 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8835


HR8835 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -16.1°
Azimuth: 137.4°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8835

HR8835 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 HR8835 are provided in the following table:

23h 14m 58s
-41° 06’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8835 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8835 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8835.

Visibility of HR8835 from your location

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

HR8835 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR8835 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8835 is distant 233.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

71.68 pc
233.69 ly
26 km/s
0.112 arcsec/year
-0.112 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8835

HR8835 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8835 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8835. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8835