HR8681 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8681 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8681 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 HR8681:
HR8681 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8681
HR8681 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 HR8681 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8681 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8681 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8681 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 HR8681
The image below is a photograph of HR8681 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 HR8681 is 0.091 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8681 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8681 is distant 223.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8681
HR8681 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8681 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.