HR8625 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8625 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8625 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 HR8625:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8625
HR8625 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 HR8625 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8625 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8625 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8625 is circumpolar and transits at 10:18 UTC (altitude: 66.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8625
The image below is a photograph of HR8625 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 HR8625 is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8625 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8625 is distant 623.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8625
HR8625 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8625 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.