HR8009 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8009 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8009 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 HR8009:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8009
HR8009 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 HR8009 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8009 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8009 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8009 is circumpolar and transits at 08:12 UTC (altitude: 79.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8009
The image below is a photograph of HR8009 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 HR8009 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8009 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8009 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8009
HR8009 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8009 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8009 star system properties
HR8009 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 HR8009 double sysyem: