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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8877 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8877 from your location
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.
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.
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.
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: