HR8427 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8427 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8427 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 HR8427:
HR8427 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8427
HR8427 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 HR8427 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8427 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8427 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8427 is circumpolar and transits at 05:04 UTC (altitude: 86.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8427
The image below is a photograph of HR8427 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 HR8427 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8427 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8427 is distant 1,963.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8427
HR8427 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 HR8427 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.