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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:08 | Tran: 4:51 | Set: 9:30
Alt: 10.09°   Az: 130.52°   Direction: South-East

HR8992 is a variable giant star of spectral class M7 in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR8992 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its faintness, HR8992 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 HR8992 star
DSS2 image of HR8992. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8992 during the next 10000 years (5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


23h 45m 05s
-15° 08’ 53”
20h 36m 39s
20h 21m 44s


23h 43m 49s
-15° 17’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8992 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8992.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8992 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8992. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8992 is distant 643.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

-22 km/s
0.032 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR8992 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.1°
Max altitude: 23.4°
Azimuth: 254.9°