HR8024 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8024 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8024 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 HR8024:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8024
HR8024 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 HR8024 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8024 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8024 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8024 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 HR8024
The image below is a photograph of HR8024 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 HR8024 is -0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8024 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8024 is distant 275.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8024
HR8024 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8024 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.