HR8065 is a double giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8065 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8065 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 HR8065:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8065
HR8065 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 HR8065 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8065 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8065 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8065 is circumpolar and transits at 08:24 UTC (altitude: 84.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8065
The image below is a photograph of HR8065 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 HR8065 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8065 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8065 is distant 729.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8065
HR8065 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8065 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8065 star system properties
HR8065 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8065 double sysyem: