HR8828 is a double giant star in the constellation of Grus.
HR8828 visual magnitude is 6.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8828 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 HR8828:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8828
HR8828 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 HR8828 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8828 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8828 from your location
HR8828 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8828
The image below is a photograph of HR8828 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 HR8828 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8828 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8828 is distant 649.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8828
HR8828 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8828 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8828 star system properties
HR8828 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8828 double sysyem: