HR8148 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Capricornus.
HR8148 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8148 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 HR8148:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8148
HR8148 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 HR8148 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8148 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8148 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8148
The image below is a photograph of HR8148 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 HR8148 is -0.539 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.357 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8148 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8148 is distant 61.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8148
HR8148 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8148 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8148 star system properties
HR8148 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8148 double sysyem: