HR8604 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8604 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8604 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 HR8604:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8604
HR8604 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 HR8604 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8604 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8604 from your location
Today's HR8604 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 HR8604
The image below is a photograph of HR8604 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 HR8604 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8604 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8604 is distant 417.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8604
HR8604 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8604 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.