HR2479 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2479 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2479 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 HR2479:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2479
HR2479 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 HR2479 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2479 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2479 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2479 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2479
The image below is a photograph of HR2479 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 HR2479 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2479 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2479 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2479
HR2479 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2479 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.