HR8531 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Tucana.
HR8531 visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8531 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 HR8531:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8531
HR8531 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 HR8531 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8531 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8531 from your location
HR8531 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8531
The image below is a photograph of HR8531 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 HR8531 is 0.143 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.343 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8531 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8531 is distant 66.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8531
HR8531 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8531 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8531 star system properties
HR8531 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 HR8531 double sysyem: