HR8138 is a star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8138 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8138 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 HR8138:
HR8138 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8138
HR8138 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 HR8138 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8138 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8138 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8138 is circumpolar and transits at 04:27 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8138
The image below is a photograph of HR8138 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 HR8138 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8138 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8138 is distant 864.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8138
HR8138 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8138 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.