HR2287 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR2287 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2287 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 HR2287:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2287
HR2287 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 HR2287 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2287 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2287 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2287
The image below is a photograph of HR2287 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 HR2287 is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2287 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2287 is distant 205.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2287
HR2287 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2287 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.