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HR8114

HR8114 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Indus.

HR8114 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8114 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 HR8114:

5.75
Sub-giant
HR8114 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8114

HR8114 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8114 are provided in the following table:

21h 15m 45s
-53° 15’ 47”
344.11°
-42.76°
Indus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8114 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8114 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8114.

Visibility of HR8114 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR8114 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8114

The image below is a photograph of HR8114 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 HR8114 is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8114 star
DSS2 image of HR8114. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8114 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8114 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8114 is distant 396.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

121.65 pc
396.59 ly
-13 km/s
0.035 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8114

HR8114 belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

0.32
A6IV
8241K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8114 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8114. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8114 star system properties

HR8114 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8114 double sysyem:

5.75
5.85
0.1
0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8114

SAO246929
SAO246929