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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 40.49°   Az: 293.62°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8884 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8884 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its faintness, HR8884 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.

HR8884 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8884 star
DSS2 image of HR8884. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8884 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


23h 21m 54s
+44° 15’ 03”
05h 06m 24s
04h 28m 18s


23h 20m 44s
+44° 06’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8884 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8884.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8884 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8884. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8884 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8884 double sysyem:

13.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8884 is distant 260.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

80.00 pc
260.80 ly
-2 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/y
-0.027 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8884 is circumpolar and transits at 03:43 UTC (altitude: 82.8°)