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HR8927

HR8927 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8927 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8927 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 HR8927:

6.05
Giant
HR8927 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 10°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8927

HR8927 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 HR8927 are provided in the following table:

23h 30m 39s
+38° 39’ 42”
106.08°
-21.55°
Andromeda

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8927 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8927 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8927.

Visibility of HR8927 from your location

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

HR8927 is circumpolar and transits at 04:57 UTC (altitude: 77.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8927

The image below is a photograph of HR8927 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 HR8927 is 0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8927 star
DSS2 image of HR8927. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8927 during the next 10000 years (7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8927 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8927 is distant 620.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

190.48 pc
620.95 ly
-9 km/s
0.042 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8927

HR8927 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.35
G9III
4767K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8927 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8927. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8927

SAO73308
SAO73308