HR108 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR108 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR108 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 HR108:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR108
HR108 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR108 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR108 in the sky:
Visibility of HR108 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR108 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR108
The image below is a photograph of HR108 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 HR108 is -0.116 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.114 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR108 from the Sun and relative movement
HR108 is distant 105.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR108
HR108 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR108 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR108 star system properties
HR108 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR108 double sysyem: