HR8018 is a star in the constellation of Capricornus.
HR8018 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8018 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 HR8018:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8018
HR8018 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 HR8018 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8018 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8018 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8018
The image below is a photograph of HR8018 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 HR8018 is 0.053 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8018 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8018 is distant 185.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8018
HR8018 belongs to spectral class A2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8018 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.