HR8378 is a giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.
HR8378 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8378 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 HR8378:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8378
HR8378 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 HR8378 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8378 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8378 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8378
The image below is a photograph of HR8378 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 HR8378 is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8378 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8378 is distant 2,834.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8378
HR8378 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8378 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.