HR8881 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR8881 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8881 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 HR8881:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8881
HR8881 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8881 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8881 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8881 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8881 is circumpolar and transits at 06:50 UTC (altitude: 79.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8881
The image below is a photograph of HR8881 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 HR8881 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8881 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8881 is distant 942.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8881
HR8881 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8881 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.