HR8189 is a multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8189 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8189 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 HR8189:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8189
HR8189 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 HR8189 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8189 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8189 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8189 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8189
The image below is a photograph of HR8189 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 HR8189 is 0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8189 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8189 is distant 353.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8189
HR8189 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8189 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.