HR8736 is a star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8736 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8736 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 HR8736:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8736
HR8736 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8736 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8736 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8736 from your location
HR8736 is circumpolar and transits at 17:38 UTC (altitude: 56.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8736
The image below is a photograph of HR8736 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 HR8736 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.107 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8736 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8736 is distant 456.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8736
HR8736 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8736 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.