HR2284 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2284 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2284 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 HR2284:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2284
HR2284 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 HR2284 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2284 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2284 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2284
The image below is a photograph of HR2284 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 HR2284 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2284 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2284 is distant 1,671.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2284
HR2284 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2284 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2284 star system properties
HR2284 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2284 double sysyem: