HR8884 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR8884 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8884 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 HR8884:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8884
HR8884 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 HR8884 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8884 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8884 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8884 is circumpolar and transits at 10:58 UTC (altitude: 82.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8884
The image below is a photograph of HR8884 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 HR8884 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8884 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8884 is distant 260.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8884
HR8884 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8884 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8884 star system properties
HR8884 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8884 double sysyem: