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HR8843 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR8843 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8843 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 HR8843:

HR8843 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8843

HR8843 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 HR8843 are provided in the following table:

23h 16m 57s
-62° 00’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8843 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8843 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8843.

Visibility of HR8843 from your location

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

HR8843 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8843

The image below is a photograph of HR8843 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 HR8843 is 0.173 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8843 star
DSS2 image of HR8843. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8843 during the next 1000 years (2.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.43 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8843 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8843 is distant 67.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

20.58 pc
67.08 ly
-9 km/s
0.173 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8843

HR8843 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8843 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8843. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8843