HR8456 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8456 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8456 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 HR8456:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8456
HR8456 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8456 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8456 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8456 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8456
The image below is a photograph of HR8456 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 HR8456 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8456 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8456 is distant 423.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8456
HR8456 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8456 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8456 star system properties
HR8456 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8456 double sysyem: