HR8836 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8836 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8836 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 HR8836:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8836
HR8836 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 HR8836 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8836 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8836 from your location
Today's HR8836 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 HR8836
The image below is a photograph of HR8836 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 HR8836 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8836 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8836 is distant 835.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8836
HR8836 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8836 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8836 star system properties
HR8836 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 HR8836 double sysyem: