HR8216 is a variable star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8216 visual magnitude is 5.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8216 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 HR8216:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8216
HR8216 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 HR8216 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8216 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8216 from your location
HR8216 is circumpolar and transits at 13:11 UTC (altitude: 87.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8216
The image below is a photograph of HR8216 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 HR8216 is 0.06 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8216 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8216 is distant 389.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8216
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8216 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.