HR8408 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.
HR8408 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8408 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 HR8408:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8408
HR8408 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8408 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8408 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8408 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8408
The image below is a photograph of HR8408 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 HR8408 is 0.017 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 HR8408 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8408 is distant 1,128.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8408
HR8408 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8408 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.