HR8445 is a double giant star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8445 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8445 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 HR8445:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8445
HR8445 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 HR8445 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8445 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8445 from your location
HR8445 is circumpolar and transits at 17:40 UTC (altitude: 88.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8445
The image below is a photograph of HR8445 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 HR8445 is 0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8445 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8445 is distant 1,112.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8445
HR8445 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8445 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8445 star system properties
HR8445 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8445 double sysyem: