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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:38  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:28


HR8875 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8875 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8875 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 HR8875:

HR8875 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 82°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8875

HR8875 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 HR8875 are provided in the following table:

23h 19m 41s
+48° 22’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8875 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8875 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8875.

Visibility of HR8875 from your location

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

HR8875 is circumpolar and transits at 10:45 UTC (altitude: 86.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8875

The image below is a photograph of HR8875 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 HR8875 is 0.209 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8875 star
DSS2 image of HR8875. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8875 during the next 1000 years (3.48 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.53 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8875 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8875 is distant 475.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

145.77 pc
475.22 ly
23 km/s
0.209 arcsec/year
0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8875

HR8875 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8875 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8875. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8875 star system properties

HR8875 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8875 double sysyem:

85.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8875