HR2444 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2444 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2444 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 HR2444:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2444
HR2444 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 HR2444 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2444 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2444 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2444
The image below is a photograph of HR2444 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 HR2444 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2444 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2444 is distant 433.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2444
HR2444 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2444 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2444 star system properties
HR2444 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 HR2444 double sysyem: