HR8263 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8263 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8263 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 HR8263:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8263
HR8263 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 HR8263 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8263 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8263 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8263 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8263
The image below is a photograph of HR8263 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 HR8263 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8263 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8263 is distant 398.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8263
HR8263 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8263 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8263 star system properties
HR8263 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8263 double sysyem: