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HR8877 is a multiple star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8877 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8877 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 HR8877:

HR8877 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8877

HR8877 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8877 are provided in the following table:

23h 20m 49s
-50° 18’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8877 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8877 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8877.

Visibility of HR8877 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR8877 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8877

The image below is a photograph of HR8877 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 HR8877 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.077 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8877 star
DSS2 image of HR8877. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8877 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8877 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8877 is distant 293.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

90.17 pc
293.96 ly
-18 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.077 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8877

HR8877 belongs to spectral class F5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8877 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8877. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR8877 star system properties

HR8877 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 HR8877 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR8877