HR8202 is a double star in the constellation of Microscopium.
HR8202 visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8202 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 HR8202:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8202
HR8202 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 HR8202 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8202 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8202 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8202 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8202
The image below is a photograph of HR8202 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 HR8202 is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8202 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8202 is distant 175.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8202
HR8202 belongs to spectral class A HR8202 is also a so called metallic star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8202 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8202 star system properties
HR8202 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 HR8202 double sysyem: