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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:52 south
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Altitude: -8.1°   Azimuth: 341.9°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8933 is a variable star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8933 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8933 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 HR8933:


HR8933 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.1°
Azimuth: 341.9°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8933

HR8933 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 HR8933 are provided in the following table:

23h 31m 43s
+28° 24’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8933 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8933 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8933.

Visibility of HR8933 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 HR8933 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: 61.6°
Max altitude: 66.9°
Azimuth: 298.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8933

The image below is a photograph of HR8933 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 HR8933 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8933 star
DSS2 image of HR8933. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8933 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8933 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8933 is distant 480.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

147.49 pc
480.83 ly
-6 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8933

HR8933 belongs to spectral class A1 HR8933 is also a SrCrEu chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8933 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8933. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8933