HR8226 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8226 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8226 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 HR8226:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8226
HR8226 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 HR8226 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8226 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8226 from your location
HR8226 is circumpolar and transits at 21:19 UTC (altitude: 86.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8226
The image below is a photograph of HR8226 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 HR8226 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8226 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8226 is distant 928.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8226
HR8226 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8226 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.