HR2397 is a variable and double sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2397 visual magnitude is 5.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2397 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 HR2397:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2397
HR2397 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2397 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2397 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2397 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2397
The image below is a photograph of HR2397 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 HR2397 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2397 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2397 is distant 838.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2397
HR2397 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2397 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2397 star system properties
HR2397 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2397 double sysyem: