HR8941 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR8941 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8941 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 HR8941:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8941
HR8941 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 HR8941 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8941 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8941 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8941 is circumpolar and transits at 11:07 UTC (altitude: 83.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8941
The image below is a photograph of HR8941 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 HR8941 is -0.029 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 HR8941 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8941 is distant 547.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8941
HR8941 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8941 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.