HR8312 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8312 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8312 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 HR8312:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8312
HR8312 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 HR8312 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8312 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8312 from your location
HR8312 is circumpolar and transits at 20:56 UTC (altitude: 82.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8312
The image below is a photograph of HR8312 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 HR8312 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8312 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8312 is distant 2,432.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8312
HR8312 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 HR8312 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.