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Altitude: 14.9°   Azimuth: 337.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8925 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8925 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8925 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 HR8925:


HR8925 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.9°
Azimuth: 337.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8925

HR8925 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 HR8925 are provided in the following table:

23h 30m 07s
+49° 07’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8925 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8925 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8925.

Visibility of HR8925 from your location

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

HR8925 is circumpolar and transits at 18:56 UTC (altitude: 87.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8925

The image below is a photograph of HR8925 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 HR8925 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8925 star
DSS2 image of HR8925. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8925 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8925 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8925 is distant 855.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

262.47 pc
855.64 ly
6 km/s
0.033 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8925

HR8925 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8925 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8925. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8925