HR8653 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8653 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8653 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 HR8653:
HR8653 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8653
HR8653 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8653 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8653 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8653 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8653 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 HR8653
The image below is a photograph of HR8653 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 HR8653 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.168 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8653 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8653 is distant 131.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8653
HR8653 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8653 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.