HR2226 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2226 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2226 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 HR2226:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2226
HR2226 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2226 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2226 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2226 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2226
The image below is a photograph of HR2226 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 HR2226 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2226 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2226 is distant 767.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2226
HR2226 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2226 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.