HR8474 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8474 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8474 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 HR8474:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8474
HR8474 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8474 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8474 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8474 from your location
HR8474 is circumpolar and transits at 00:39 UTC (altitude: 71.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8474
The image below is a photograph of HR8474 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 HR8474 is -0.06 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8474 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8474 is distant 106.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8474
HR8474 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8474 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8474 star system properties
HR8474 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 HR8474 double sysyem: