HR8897 is a double star in the constellation of Pisces.
HR8897 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8897 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 HR8897:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8897
HR8897 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8897 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8897 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8897 from your location
Today's HR8897 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8897
The image below is a photograph of HR8897 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 HR8897 is 0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8897 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8897 is distant 1,436.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8897
HR8897 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8897 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8897 star system properties
HR8897 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 HR8897 double sysyem: