HR8361 is a multiple star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8361 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8361 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 HR8361:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8361
HR8361 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 HR8361 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8361 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8361 from your location
HR8361 is circumpolar and transits at 17:07 UTC (altitude: 75.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8361
The image below is a photograph of HR8361 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 HR8361 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8361 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8361 is distant 259.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8361
HR8361 belongs to spectral class A1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8361 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8361 star system properties
HR8361 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8361 double sysyem: