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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:04  
clear_day Transit: 12:47  
SunsetSet: 18:30 south
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Altitude: -12.9°   Azimuth: 348.1°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8845 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8845 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8845 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 HR8845:


HR8845 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -12.9°
Azimuth: 348.1°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8845

HR8845 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 HR8845 are provided in the following table:

23h 15m 57s
+24° 46’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8845 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8845 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8845.

Visibility of HR8845 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 HR8845 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: 65.2°
Max altitude: 63.3°
Azimuth: 294.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8845

The image below is a photograph of HR8845 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 HR8845 is 0.093 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8845 star
DSS2 image of HR8845. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8845 during the next 1000 years (1.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.08 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8845 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8845 is distant 140.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

43.01 pc
140.22 ly
5 km/s
0.093 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8845

HR8845 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8845 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8845. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8845