HR8257 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8257 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8257 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 HR8257:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8257
HR8257 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 HR8257 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8257 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8257 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8257
The image below is a photograph of HR8257 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 HR8257 is 0.128 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8257 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8257 is distant 234.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8257
HR8257 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8257 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.