HR2285 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR2285 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2285 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 HR2285:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2285
HR2285 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2285 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2285 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2285 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2285 is circumpolar and transits at 14:04 UTC (altitude: 70.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2285
The image below is a photograph of HR2285 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 HR2285 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2285 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2285 is distant 553.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2285
HR2285 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2285 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2285 star system properties
HR2285 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 HR2285 double sysyem: