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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR8198

HR8198 is a giant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

HR8198 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8198 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 HR8198:

5.68
Giant
HR8198 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8198

HR8198 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 HR8198 are provided in the following table:

21h 24m 33s
+26° 10’ 27”
75.46°
-17.08°
Vulpecula

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8198 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8198 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8198.

Visibility of HR8198 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR8198 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.8°
Max altitude: 64.7°
Azimuth: 296.2°
HR8198 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8198

The image below is a photograph of HR8198 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 HR8198 is 0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8198 star
DSS2 image of HR8198. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8198 during the next 10000 years (8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8198 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8198 is distant 219.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

67.39 pc
219.68 ly
-3 km/s
0.048 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8198

HR8198 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.54
A8III
7399K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8198 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8198. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8198

SAO89685
SAO89685