HR8102 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8102 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8102 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 HR8102:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8102
HR8102 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 HR8102 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8102 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8102 from your location
Today's HR8102 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 HR8102
The image below is a photograph of HR8102 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 HR8102 is 0.039 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 HR8102 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8102 is distant 438.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8102
HR8102 belongs to spectral class F0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8102 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.