HR8038 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Equuleus.
HR8038 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8038 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 HR8038:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8038
HR8038 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 HR8038 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8038 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8038 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8038
The image below is a photograph of HR8038 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 HR8038 is 0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8038 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8038 is distant 235.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8038
HR8038 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8038 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8038 star system properties
HR8038 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8038 double sysyem: