HR8705 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8705 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8705 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 HR8705:
HR8705 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8705
HR8705 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 HR8705 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8705 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8705 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8705 is circumpolar and transits at 05:55 UTC (altitude: 88.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8705
The image below is a photograph of HR8705 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 HR8705 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8705 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8705 is distant 791.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8705
HR8705 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8705 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.