HR8200 is a giant star in the constellation of Microscopium.
HR8200 visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8200 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 HR8200:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8200
HR8200 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8200 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8200 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8200 from your location
Today's HR8200 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 HR8200
The image below is a photograph of HR8200 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 HR8200 is 0.163 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8200 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8200 is distant 275.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 76 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8200
HR8200 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8200 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.