HR8005 is a double giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8005 visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8005 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 HR8005:
HR8005 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8005
HR8005 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8005 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8005 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8005 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8005 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 HR8005
The image below is a photograph of HR8005 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 HR8005 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8005 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8005 is distant 609.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8005
HR8005 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8005 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8005 star system properties
HR8005 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8005 double sysyem: