HR8777 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR8777 visual magnitude is 6.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8777 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 HR8777:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8777
HR8777 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 HR8777 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8777 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8777 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8777 is circumpolar and transits at 10:48 UTC (altitude: 81.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8777
The image below is a photograph of HR8777 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 HR8777 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8777 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8777 is distant 1,928.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8777
HR8777 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8777 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8777 star system properties
HR8777 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8777 double sysyem: