HR8977 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR8977 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8977 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 HR8977:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8977
HR8977 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 HR8977 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8977 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8977 from your location
Today's HR8977 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 HR8977
The image below is a photograph of HR8977 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 HR8977 is 0.236 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8977 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8977 is distant 144.06 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR8977
HR8977 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8977 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.