HR7868 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR7868 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7868 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 HR7868:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7868
HR7868 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7868 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7868 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7868 from your location
HR7868 is circumpolar and transits at 15:45 UTC (altitude: 68.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7868
The image below is a photograph of HR7868 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 HR7868 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7868 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7868 is distant 682.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7868
HR7868 belongs to spectral class K4
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7868 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.