HR8239 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8239 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8239 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 HR8239:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8239
HR8239 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8239 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8239 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8239 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8239 is circumpolar and transits at 09:06 UTC (altitude: 61.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8239
The image below is a photograph of HR8239 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 HR8239 is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8239 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8239 is distant 355.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8239
HR8239 belongs to spectral class G6
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8239 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.