HR2468 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Pictor.
HR2468 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2468 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 HR2468:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2468
HR2468 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2468 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2468 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2468 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2468
The image below is a photograph of HR2468 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 HR2468 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.084 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2468 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2468 is distant 70.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2468
HR2468 belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2468 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2468 star system properties
HR2468 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2468 double sysyem: