HR8220 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8220 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8220 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 HR8220:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8220
HR8220 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 HR8220 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8220 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8220 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8220
The image below is a photograph of HR8220 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 HR8220 is 0.137 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.083 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8220 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8220 is distant 145.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8220
HR8220 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8220 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.