HR8840 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR8840 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8840 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 HR8840:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8840
HR8840 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 HR8840 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8840 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8840 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8840
The image below is a photograph of HR8840 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 HR8840 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8840 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8840 is distant 231.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8840
HR8840 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8840 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.