HR8457 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8457 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8457 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 HR8457:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8457
HR8457 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 HR8457 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8457 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8457 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8457
The image below is a photograph of HR8457 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 HR8457 is 0.122 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8457 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8457 is distant 184.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8457
HR8457 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8457 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.