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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR8951

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:35 | Tran: 6:55 | Set: 12:15
Altitude: -2.0°   Azimuth: 260.5°   Direction: West

HR8951 is a giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8951 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its faintness, HR8951 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 HR8951

Finder chart HR8951 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8951.

HR8951 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 HR8951 are provided in the following table:

23h 35m 32s
-07° 27’ 51”
76.98°
-63.35°
Aquarius
Image of HR8951 star
DSS2 image of HR8951. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8951 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8951

6.39
Giant

0.67
G5
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8951 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8951. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8951 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8951 is distant 453.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

139.08 pc
453.41 ly
5 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8951

SAO146795
SAO146795

Visibility of HR8951 from your location

Today's HR8951 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.5°
Max altitude: 31.1°
Azimuth: 262.5°