HR8099 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8099 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8099 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 HR8099:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8099
HR8099 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8099 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8099 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8099 from your location
HR8099 is circumpolar and transits at 23:31 UTC (altitude: 70.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8099
The image below is a photograph of HR8099 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 HR8099 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.116 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8099 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8099 is distant 160.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8099
HR8099 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8099 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.