HR2279 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2279 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2279 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 HR2279:
HR2279 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2279
HR2279 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 HR2279 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2279 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2279 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2279 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 HR2279
The image below is a photograph of HR2279 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 HR2279 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2279 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2279 is distant 395.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2279
HR2279 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2279 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.