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HR 8555

BSC 8555, HD 212988

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)8555
Right Ascension22h 27m 46s
Declination+31° 50' 24"
Distance807 light years
247 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.0
Absolute: -1.1
Spectral ClassK2III orange giant
Optimum VisibilitySeptember
NotesAn evolved orange giant star in the northern parts of Pegasus. HR 8555 is a highly luminous star, emitting some 240 times as much light as the Sun, but at a distance of more than eight hundred light years, it is barely visible to the naked eye, even under perfect conditions.