HR8023 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8023 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8023 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 HR8023:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8023
HR8023 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 HR8023 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8023 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8023 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8023 is circumpolar and transits at 04:15 UTC (altitude: 83.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8023
The image below is a photograph of HR8023 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 HR8023 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8023 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8023 is distant 3,927.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8023
HR8023 belongs to spectral class O6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8023 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.