HR8051 is a giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8051 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8051 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 HR8051:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8051
HR8051 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 HR8051 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8051 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8051 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8051
The image below is a photograph of HR8051 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 HR8051 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8051 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8051 is distant 657.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8051
HR8051 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8051 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.