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Altitude: -35.6°   Azimuth: 210.5°   Direction: South-South-West

HR8919 is a variable star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR8919 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8919 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8919 is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8919 star
DSS2 image of HR8919. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8919 during the next 10000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8919


HR8919 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -35.6°
Azimuth: 210.5°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8919

HR8919 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 HR8919 are provided in the following table:

23h 29m 00s
-63° 06’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8919 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8919 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8919.

Visibility of HR8919 from your location

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

HR8919 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR8919 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8919 is distant 379.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

116.55 pc
379.95 ly
15 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8919

HR8919 belongs to spectral class A HR8919 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8919 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8919. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8919