HR8839 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8839 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8839 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 HR8839:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8839
HR8839 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 HR8839 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8839 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8839 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8839 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 HR8839
The image below is a photograph of HR8839 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 HR8839 is 0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8839 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8839 is distant 503.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8839
HR8839 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 HR8839 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.