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Altitude: 73.9°   Azimuth: 100.1°   Direction: East

HR8964 is a star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8964 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8964 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 HR8964:


HR8964 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 73.9°
Azimuth: 100.1°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8964

HR8964 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 HR8964 are provided in the following table:

23h 37m 58s
+46° 11’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8964 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8964 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8964.

Visibility of HR8964 from your location

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

HR8964 is circumpolar and transits at 18:28 UTC (altitude: 84.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8964

The image below is a photograph of HR8964 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 HR8964 is 0.37 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8964 star
DSS2 image of HR8964. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8964 during the next 1000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8964 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8964 is distant 75.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

23.12 pc
75.36 ly
-1 km/s
0.37 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8964

HR8964 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8964 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8964. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8964