HR2274 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Pictor.
HR2274 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2274 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 HR2274:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2274
HR2274 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2274 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2274 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2274 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2274
The image below is a photograph of HR2274 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 HR2274 is -0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.325 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2274 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2274 is distant 118.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2274
HR2274 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2274 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2274 star system properties
HR2274 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2274 double sysyem: