HR8323 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8323 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8323 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 HR8323:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8323
HR8323 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8323 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8323 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8323 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8323
The image below is a photograph of HR8323 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 HR8323 is 0.167 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.298 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8323 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8323 is distant 50.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8323
HR8323 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8323 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8323 star system properties
HR8323 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8323 double sysyem: