HR8749 is a giant star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8749 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8749 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 HR8749:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8749
HR8749 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8749 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8749 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8749 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8749 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8749
The image below is a photograph of HR8749 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 HR8749 is 0.078 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8749 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8749 is distant 480.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8749
HR8749 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8749 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.