HR8553 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8553 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8553 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 HR8553:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8553
HR8553 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 HR8553 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8553 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8553 from your location
HR8553 is circumpolar and transits at 17:59 UTC (altitude: 78.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8553
The image below is a photograph of HR8553 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 HR8553 is 0.001 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 HR8553 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8553 is distant 1,364.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8553
HR8553 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8553 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.