HR8708 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.
HR8708 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8708 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 HR8708:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8708
HR8708 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 HR8708 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8708 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8708 from your location
HR8708 is circumpolar and transits at 17:32 UTC (altitude: 83.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8708
The image below is a photograph of HR8708 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 HR8708 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8708 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8708 is distant 169.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8708
HR8708 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8708 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8708 star system properties
HR8708 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8708 double sysyem: