HR8492 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.
HR8492 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8492 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 HR8492:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8492
HR8492 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8492 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8492 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8492 from your location
Today's HR8492 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8492
The image below is a photograph of HR8492 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 HR8492 is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8492 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8492 is distant 567.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8492
HR8492 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8492 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.