HR2445 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2445 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2445 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 HR2445:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2445
HR2445 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 HR2445 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2445 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2445 from your location
HR2445 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2445
The image below is a photograph of HR2445 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 HR2445 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2445 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2445 is distant 1,689.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2445
HR2445 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2445 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.