HR8491 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8491 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8491 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 HR8491:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8491
HR8491 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 HR8491 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8491 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8491 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8491
The image below is a photograph of HR8491 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 HR8491 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8491 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8491 is distant 395.15 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR8491
HR8491 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8491 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.