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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:49 | Tran: 6:19 | Set: 11:45
Altitude: -14.0°   Azimuth: 82.5°   Direction: East

HR8928 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8928 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its faintness, HR8928 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8928

Finder chart HR8928 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8928.

HR8928 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 HR8928 are provided in the following table:

23h 31m 01s
-06° 17’ 17”
Image of HR8928 star
DSS2 image of HR8928. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8928 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8928



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8928 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8928. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8928 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8928 is distant 2,432.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

746.27 pc
2,432.84 ly
13 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8928


Visibility of HR8928 from your location

Today's HR8928 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.3°
Max altitude: 32.2°
Azimuth: 263.7°