HR8764 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8764 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8764 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 HR8764:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8764
HR8764 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 HR8764 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8764 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8764 from your location
Today's HR8764 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 HR8764
The image below is a photograph of HR8764 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 HR8764 is -0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.117 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8764 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8764 is distant 250.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8764
HR8764 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8764 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.