HR8346 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Capricornus.
HR8346 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8346 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 HR8346:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8346
HR8346 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 HR8346 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8346 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8346 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8346
The image below is a photograph of HR8346 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 HR8346 is 0.148 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8346 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8346 is distant 209.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8346
HR8346 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8346 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.