HR2474 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2474 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2474 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 HR2474:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2474
HR2474 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 HR2474 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2474 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2474 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2474
The image below is a photograph of HR2474 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 HR2474 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2474 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2474 is distant 827.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2474
HR2474 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2474 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.