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HR8800

HR8800 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR8800 visual magnitude is 6.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8800 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 HR8800:

6.66
Main-sequence
HR8800 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 8°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8800

HR8800 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 HR8800 are provided in the following table:

23h 07m 18s
+46° 04’ 05”
104.71°
-13.09°
Andromeda

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8800 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8800 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8800.

Visibility of HR8800 from your location

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

HR8800 is circumpolar and transits at 04:26 UTC (altitude: 84.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8800

The image below is a photograph of HR8800 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 HR8800 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8800 star
DSS2 image of HR8800. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8800 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8800 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8800 is distant 1,975.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

606.06 pc
1,975.76 ly
-15 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8800

HR8800 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.25
B2V
10795K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8800 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8800. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8800

SAO52707
SAO52707