HR8444 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.
HR8444 visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8444 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 HR8444:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8444
HR8444 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8444 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8444 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8444 from your location
Today's HR8444 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8444
The image below is a photograph of HR8444 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 HR8444 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8444 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8444 is distant 212.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8444
HR8444 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8444 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.