We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Your support keeps us free & ad-free » Donate
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
sunny DaytimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Lacerta » 

HR8705

Altitude: 82.3°   Azimuth: 93.2°   Direction: East

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 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.

Image of HR8705 star
DSS2 image of HR8705. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8705 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8705

6.46
Main-sequence

HR8705 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 82.3°
Azimuth: 93.2°
Direction: East

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:

22h 52m 52s
+50° 24’ 42”
104.37°
-8.14°
Lacerta

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8705 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8705 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8705.

Visibility of HR8705 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR8705 is circumpolar and transits at 12:45 UTC (altitude: 88.9°)

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.

242.72 pc
791.26 ly
-11 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8705

HR8705 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.47
B8V
10653K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8705 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8705. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8705

SAO34917
SAO34917