· · · ·

HR 8233

BSC 8233, HD 204873

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)8233
Right Ascension21h 33m 18s
Declination-52° 44' 16"
Distance818 light years
251 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.4
Absolute: -1.0
Spectral ClassK4III orange giant
Optimum VisibilityAugust / September (Usually visible from southern latitudes)
NotesAn orange giant star lying more than eight hundred light years from the Sun in the northerly parts of the constellation Indus. It is more than two hundred times as luminous as the Sun, and if it lay ten parsecs from the Solar System (the standard for calculating absolute magnitude) it would shine more brightly in the sky than any star but Sirius.