HR8470 is a giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.
HR8470 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8470 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 HR8470:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8470
HR8470 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8470 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8470 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8470 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8470
The image below is a photograph of HR8470 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 HR8470 is 0.074 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8470 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8470 is distant 220.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8470
HR8470 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8470 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.