Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR8788

HR8788 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR8788 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8788 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 HR8788:

6.13
Main-sequence
HR8788 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 57°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8788

HR8788 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 HR8788 are provided in the following table:

23h 06m 18s
+18° 31’ 02”
90.87°
-37.72°
Pegasus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8788 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8788 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8788.

Visibility of HR8788 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR8788 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.5°
Max altitude: 57.0°
Azimuth: 288.5°
HR8788 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8788

The image below is a photograph of HR8788 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 HR8788 is 0.232 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8788 star
DSS2 image of HR8788. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8788 during the next 1000 years (3.87 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.95 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8788 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8788 is distant 140.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

43.18 pc
140.76 ly
-12 km/s
0.232 arcsec/year
0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8788

HR8788 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.95
F6V
6674K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8788 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8788. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8788

SAO108400
SAO108400