HR8713 is a giant star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8713 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8713 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 HR8713:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8713
HR8713 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 HR8713 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8713 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8713 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8713
The image below is a photograph of HR8713 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 HR8713 is 0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8713 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8713 is distant 722.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8713
HR8713 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8713 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.