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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 33.3°   Azimuth: 302.4°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8941 is a bright giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8941 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its faintness, HR8941 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 HR8941

Finder chart HR8941 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8941.

HR8941 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 HR8941 are provided in the following table:

23h 33m 42s
+45° 03’ 29”
Image of HR8941 star
DSS2 image of HR8941. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8941 during the next 10000 years (-4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8941

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8941 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8941. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8941 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8941 is distant 547.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

168.07 pc
547.90 ly
7 km/s
-0.029 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8941


Visibility of HR8941 from your location

HR8941 is circumpolar and transits at 05:53 UTC (altitude: 83.6°)