HR8783 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8783 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8783 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 HR8783:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8783
HR8783 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 HR8783 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8783 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8783 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8783 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 HR8783
The image below is a photograph of HR8783 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 HR8783 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8783 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8783 is distant 551.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8783
HR8783 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8783 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8783 star system properties
HR8783 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8783 double sysyem: