HR8620 is a giant star in the constellation of Tucana.
HR8620 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8620 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 HR8620:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8620
HR8620 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 HR8620 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8620 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8620 from your location
HR8620 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8620
The image below is a photograph of HR8620 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 HR8620 is 0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8620 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8620 is distant 1,225.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8620
HR8620 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8620 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.