HR8119 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8119 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8119 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 HR8119:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8119
HR8119 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8119 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8119 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8119 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8119 is circumpolar and transits at 04:45 UTC (altitude: 81.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8119
The image below is a photograph of HR8119 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 HR8119 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8119 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8119 is distant 9,055.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8119
HR8119 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8119 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8119 star system properties
HR8119 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8119 double sysyem: