HR8347 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8347 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8347 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 HR8347:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8347
HR8347 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8347 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8347 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8347 from your location
HR8347 is circumpolar and transits at 17:24 UTC (altitude: 80.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8347
The image below is a photograph of HR8347 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 HR8347 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8347 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8347 is distant 871.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8347
HR8347 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8347 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.