HR8594 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8594 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8594 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 HR8594:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8594
HR8594 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 HR8594 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8594 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8594 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8594 is circumpolar and transits at 10:38 UTC (altitude: 84.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8594
The image below is a photograph of HR8594 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 HR8594 is 0.073 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8594 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8594 is distant 339.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8594
HR8594 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8594 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.