HR8760 is a double giant star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8760 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8760 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 HR8760:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8760
HR8760 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 HR8760 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8760 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8760 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8760 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 HR8760
The image below is a photograph of HR8760 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 HR8760 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8760 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8760 is distant 415.29 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR8760
HR8760 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8760 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8760 star system properties
HR8760 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8760 double sysyem: