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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 21:17 | Tran: 6:22 | Set: 15:23
Altitude: 65.2°   Azimuth: 145.1°   Direction: South-East

HR8838 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8838 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR8838 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 HR8838

Finder chart HR8838 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8838.

HR8838 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 HR8838 are provided in the following table:

23h 14m 21s
+29° 46’ 18”
Image of HR8838 star
DSS2 image of HR8838. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8838 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8838


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8838 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8838. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8838 star system properties

HR8838 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8838 double sysyem:

34.9 arcsec

Distance of HR8838 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8838 is distant 367.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

112.74 pc
367.53 ly
9 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8838


Visibility of HR8838 from your location

Today's HR8838 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.2°
Max altitude: 68.3°
Azimuth: 299.8°