HR2476 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2476 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2476 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 HR2476:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2476
HR2476 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 HR2476 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2476 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2476 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2476 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2476
The image below is a photograph of HR2476 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 HR2476 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2476 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2476 is distant 1,018.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2476
HR2476 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2476 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.