HR8477 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8477 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8477 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 HR8477:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8477
HR8477 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 HR8477 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8477 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8477 from your location
HR8477 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8477
The image below is a photograph of HR8477 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 HR8477 is 0.567 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.79 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8477 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8477 is distant 72.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8477
HR8477 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8477 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.