HR8894 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR8894 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8894 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 HR8894:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8894
HR8894 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 HR8894 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8894 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8894 from your location
HR8894 is circumpolar and transits at 18:01 UTC (altitude: 81.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8894
The image below is a photograph of HR8894 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 HR8894 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8894 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8894 is distant 1,481.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8894
HR8894 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8894 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.