HR2437 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2437 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2437 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 HR2437:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2437
HR2437 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 HR2437 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2437 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2437 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2437 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2437
The image below is a photograph of HR2437 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 HR2437 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.124 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2437 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2437 is distant 277.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2437
HR2437 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2437 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.