HR8778 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR8778 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8778 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 HR8778:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8778
HR8778 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8778 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8778 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8778 from your location
HR8778 is circumpolar and transits at 18:25 UTC (altitude: 82.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8778
The image below is a photograph of HR8778 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 HR8778 is 0.067 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8778 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8778 is distant 286.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8778
HR8778 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8778 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.