HR8072 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8072 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8072 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 HR8072:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8072
HR8072 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 HR8072 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8072 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8072 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8072 is circumpolar and transits at 04:29 UTC (altitude: 88.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8072
The image below is a photograph of HR8072 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 HR8072 is 0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.053 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8072 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8072 is distant 388.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8072
HR8072 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8072 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.