HR877 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR877 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR877 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 HR877:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR877
HR877 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 HR877 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR877 in the sky:
Visibility of HR877 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR877
The image below is a photograph of HR877 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 HR877 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR877 from the Sun and relative movement
HR877 is distant 556.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 52 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR877
HR877 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR877 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.