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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR8889

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -34.75°   Az: 214.96°   Direction: South-West

HR8889 is a variable giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Tucana.

HR8889 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its faintness, HR8889 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.

Image of HR8889 star
DSS2 image of HR8889. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8889 during the next 10000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 24m 21s
-59° 55’ 14”
04h 39m 49s
04h 04m 11s

J2000

23h 22m 56s
-60° 03’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates

321.48°
-53.77°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8889 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8889.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.09
Giant

-0.99
M3III
3649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8889 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8889. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8889 is distant 851.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

261.10
851.17
-28 km/s
0.09 arcsec/y
-0.009"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO255474
SAO255474

Visibility from Your Location

HR8889 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK