HR8873 is a giant star in the constellation of Pegasus.
HR8873 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8873 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 HR8873:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8873
HR8873 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 HR8873 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8873 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8873 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8873
The image below is a photograph of HR8873 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 HR8873 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8873 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8873 is distant 696.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8873
HR8873 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8873 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.