HR8407 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR8407 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8407 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 HR8407:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8407
HR8407 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8407 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8407 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8407 from your location
HR8407 is circumpolar and transits at 13:28 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8407
The image below is a photograph of HR8407 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 HR8407 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8407 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8407 is distant 529.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8407
HR8407 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8407 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8407 star system properties
HR8407 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8407 double sysyem: