HR8108 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Microscopium.
HR8108 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8108 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 HR8108:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8108
HR8108 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8108 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8108 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8108 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8108 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 HR8108
The image below is a photograph of HR8108 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 HR8108 is 0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8108 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8108 is distant 337.13 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR8108
HR8108 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 HR8108 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.