HR8149 is a giant star in the constellation of Equuleus.
HR8149 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8149 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 HR8149:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8149
HR8149 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8149 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8149 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8149 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8149
The image below is a photograph of HR8149 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 HR8149 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8149 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8149 is distant 1,253.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8149
HR8149 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8149 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.