HR8588 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8588 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8588 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 HR8588:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8588
HR8588 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 HR8588 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8588 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8588 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8588 is circumpolar and transits at 10:25 UTC (altitude: 78.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8588
The image below is a photograph of HR8588 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 HR8588 is 0.004 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 HR8588 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8588 is distant 628.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8588
HR8588 belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8588 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8588 star system properties
HR8588 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8588 double sysyem: