HR8853 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR8853 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8853 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 HR8853:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8853
HR8853 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 HR8853 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8853 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8853 from your location
HR8853 is circumpolar and transits at 18:31 UTC (altitude: 88.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8853
The image below is a photograph of HR8853 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 HR8853 is 0.115 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.233 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8853 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8853 is distant 66.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8853
HR8853 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8853 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8853 star system properties
HR8853 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 HR8853 double sysyem: