HR8360 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8360 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8360 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 HR8360:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8360
HR8360 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 HR8360 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8360 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8360 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8360
The image below is a photograph of HR8360 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 HR8360 is 0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8360 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8360 is distant 290.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8360
HR8360 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8360 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.