HR8581 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8581 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8581 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 HR8581:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8581
HR8581 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 HR8581 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8581 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8581 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8581 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 HR8581
The image below is a photograph of HR8581 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 HR8581 is 0.173 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.106 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8581 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8581 is distant 83.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8581
HR8581 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8581 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.