HR8724 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8724 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8724 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 HR8724:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8724
HR8724 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 HR8724 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8724 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8724 from your location
Today's HR8724 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 HR8724
The image below is a photograph of HR8724 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 HR8724 is 0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8724 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8724 is distant 265.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8724
HR8724 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 HR8724 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8724 star system properties
HR8724 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8724 double sysyem: