HR822 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR822 visual magnitude is 6.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR822 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 HR822:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR822
HR822 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 HR822 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR822 in the sky:
Visibility of HR822 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR822 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR822
The image below is a photograph of HR822 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 HR822 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR822 from the Sun and relative movement
HR822 is distant 1,298.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR822
HR822 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 HR822 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.