HR8677 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8677 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8677 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 HR8677:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8677
HR8677 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 HR8677 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8677 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8677 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8677 is circumpolar and transits at 10:09 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8677
The image below is a photograph of HR8677 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 HR8677 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8677 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8677 is distant 956.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8677
HR8677 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8677 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.