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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 21.0°   Azimuth: 281.0°   Direction: West

HR8922 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8922 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8922 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8922 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8922 star
DSS2 image of HR8922. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8922 during the next 1000 years (-0.65 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.57 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8922


HR8922 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.0°
Azimuth: 281.0°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8922

HR8922 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 HR8922 are provided in the following table:

23h 29m 05s
+23° 02’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8922 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8922 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8922.

Visibility of HR8922 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 HR8922 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: 67.0°
Max altitude: 61.6°
Azimuth: 293.0°

Distance of HR8922 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8922 is distant 519.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

159.49 pc
519.94 ly
20 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8922

HR8922 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8922 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8922. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8922