HR8537 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8537 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8537 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 HR8537:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8537
HR8537 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8537 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8537 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8537 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8537 is circumpolar and transits at 10:12 UTC (altitude: 79.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8537
The image below is a photograph of HR8537 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 HR8537 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8537 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8537 is distant 711.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8537
HR8537 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 HR8537 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.