HR7987 is a giant star in the constellation of Microscopium.
HR7987 visual magnitude is 5.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7987 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 HR7987:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7987
HR7987 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7987 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7987 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7987 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7987
The image below is a photograph of HR7987 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 HR7987 is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.102 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7987 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7987 is distant 411.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7987
HR7987 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7987 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.