HR8962 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR8962 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8962 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 HR8962:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8962
HR8962 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 HR8962 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8962 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8962 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR8962 is circumpolar and transits at 11:26 UTC (altitude: 82.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8962
The image below is a photograph of HR8962 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 HR8962 is 0.015 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 HR8962 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8962 is distant 823.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8962
HR8962 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8962 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR8962 star system properties
HR8962 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8962 double sysyem: