HR2386 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2386 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2386 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 HR2386:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2386
HR2386 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 HR2386 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2386 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2386 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2386
The image below is a photograph of HR2386 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 HR2386 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2386 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2386 is distant 140.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2386
HR2386 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2386 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2386 star system properties
HR2386 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2386 double sysyem: