HR8056 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8056 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8056 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 HR8056:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8056
HR8056 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 HR8056 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8056 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8056 from your location
Today's HR8056 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 HR8056
The image below is a photograph of HR8056 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 HR8056 is -0.116 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.053 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8056 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8056 is distant 214.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8056
HR8056 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8056 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8056 star system properties
HR8056 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8056 double sysyem: