HR880 is a giant star in the constellation of Horologium.
HR880 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR880 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 HR880:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR880
HR880 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR880 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR880 in the sky:
Visibility of HR880 from your location
HR880 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR880
The image below is a photograph of HR880 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 HR880 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR880 from the Sun and relative movement
HR880 is distant 668.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR880
HR880 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR880 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.