HR8595 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8595 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8595 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 HR8595:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8595
HR8595 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 HR8595 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8595 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8595 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8595 is circumpolar and transits at 10:10 UTC (altitude: 71.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8595
The image below is a photograph of HR8595 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 HR8595 is 0.116 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.068 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8595 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8595 is distant 248.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8595
HR8595 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8595 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8595 star system properties
HR8595 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8595 double sysyem: