HR8096 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8096 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8096 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 HR8096:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8096
HR8096 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 HR8096 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8096 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8096 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8096
The image below is a photograph of HR8096 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 HR8096 is 0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.056 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8096 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8096 is distant 346.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8096
HR8096 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8096 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.