HR7008 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Serpens.
HR7008 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7008 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 HR7008:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7008
HR7008 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 HR7008 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7008 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7008 from your location
Today's HR7008 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 HR7008
The image below is a photograph of HR7008 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 HR7008 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7008 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7008 is distant 1,086.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7008
HR7008 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7008 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.