HR8983 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.
HR8983 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8983 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 HR8983:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8983
HR8983 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 HR8983 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8983 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8983 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR8983 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 HR8983
The image below is a photograph of HR8983 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 HR8983 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8983 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8983 is distant 338.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8983
HR8983 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8983 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.