HR8680 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.
HR8680 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8680 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 HR8680:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8680
HR8680 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 HR8680 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8680 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8680 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8680
The image below is a photograph of HR8680 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 HR8680 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8680 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8680 is distant 228.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8680
HR8680 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8680 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8680 star system properties
HR8680 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8680 double sysyem: