HR8619 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.
HR8619 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8619 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 HR8619:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8619
HR8619 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8619 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8619 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8619 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8619 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8619
The image below is a photograph of HR8619 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 HR8619 is 0.076 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8619 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8619 is distant 465.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8619
HR8619 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8619 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8619 star system properties
HR8619 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8619 double sysyem: