HR8020 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8020 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8020 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 HR8020:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8020
HR8020 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 HR8020 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8020 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8020 from your location
HR8020 is circumpolar and transits at 20:21 UTC (altitude: 85.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8020
The image below is a photograph of HR8020 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 HR8020 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8020 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8020 is distant 9,314.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8020
HR8020 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8020 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.