HR8124 is a giant star in the constellation of Microscopium.
HR8124 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8124 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 HR8124:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8124
HR8124 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 HR8124 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8124 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8124 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8124
The image below is a photograph of HR8124 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 HR8124 is 0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8124 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8124 is distant 862.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8124
HR8124 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8124 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.