HR8875 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR8875 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8875 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 HR8875:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8875
HR8875 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 HR8875 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8875 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8875 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8875 is circumpolar and transits at 10:45 UTC (altitude: 86.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8875
The image below is a photograph of HR8875 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 HR8875 is 0.209 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8875 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8875 is distant 475.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8875
HR8875 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8875 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8875 star system properties
HR8875 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8875 double sysyem: