HR8384 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8384 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8384 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 HR8384:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8384
HR8384 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 HR8384 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8384 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8384 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8384 is circumpolar and transits at 09:27 UTC (altitude: 75.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8384
The image below is a photograph of HR8384 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 HR8384 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8384 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8384 is distant 1,613.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8384
HR8384 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8384 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8384 star system properties
HR8384 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8384 double sysyem: