HR8241 is a giant star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8241 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8241 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 HR8241:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8241
HR8241 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 HR8241 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8241 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8241 from your location
HR8241 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8241
The image below is a photograph of HR8241 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 HR8241 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8241 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8241 is distant 322.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8241
HR8241 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8241 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.