HR8485 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8485 visual magnitude is 4.49. Because of its moderate brightness, HR8485 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR8485:
HR8485 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8485
HR8485 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8485 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8485 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8485 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8485 is circumpolar and transits at 05:20 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8485
The image below is a photograph of HR8485 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 HR8485 is 0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8485 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8485 is distant 563.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8485
HR8485 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8485 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8485 star system properties
HR8485 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8485 double sysyem: