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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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Altitude: 66.6°   Azimuth: 56.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR8926 is a variable and multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR8926 visual magnitude is 4.91. Because of its moderate brightness, HR8926 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8926 is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8926 star
DSS2 image of HR8926. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8926 during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8926


HR8926 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 66.6°
Azimuth: 56.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8926

HR8926 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 HR8926 are provided in the following table:

23h 30m 02s
+58° 32’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8926 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8926 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8926.

Visibility of HR8926 from your location

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

HR8926 is circumpolar and transits at 12:46 UTC (altitude: 82.9°)

Distance of HR8926 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8926 is distant 574.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

176.37 pc
574.96 ly
-13 km/s
0.02 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8926

HR8926 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8926 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8926. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8926 star system properties

HR8926 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8926 double sysyem:

75.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8926