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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR8971

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 48.27°   Az: 337.85°   Direction: North-North-West

HR8971 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8971 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR8971 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.

Image of HR8971 star
DSS2 image of HR8971. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8971 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 40m 14s
+75° 25’ 44”
06h 15m 55s
05h 56m 10s

J2000

23h 39m 10s
+75° 17’ 34”

Galactic Coordinates

118.3°
13.08°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8971 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8971.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.95
Main-sequence

1.42
A3V
8748K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8971 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8971. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8971 is distant 262.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

80.65
262.90
3 km/s
0.012 arcsec/y
0.011"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO10814
SAO10814

Visibility from Your Location

HR8971 is circumpolar and transits at 03:30 UTC (altitude: 66.1°)