HR8299 is a giant star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8299 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8299 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 HR8299:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8299
HR8299 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 HR8299 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8299 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8299 from your location
HR8299 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8299
The image below is a photograph of HR8299 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 HR8299 is 0.081 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.168 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8299 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8299 is distant 781.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 58 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8299
HR8299 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8299 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.