HR8638 is a star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8638 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8638 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 HR8638:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8638
HR8638 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 HR8638 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8638 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8638 from your location
Today's HR8638 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 HR8638
The image below is a photograph of HR8638 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 HR8638 is 0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8638 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8638 is distant 831.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8638
HR8638 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8638 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.