HR8240 is a variable star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8240 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8240 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 HR8240:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8240
HR8240 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8240 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8240 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8240 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8240
The image below is a photograph of HR8240 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 HR8240 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8240 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8240 is distant 607.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8240
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8240 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.