HR2486 is a variable and multiple dwarf star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR2486 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2486 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 HR2486:
HR2486 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2486
HR2486 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2486 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2486 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2486 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2486 is circumpolar and transits at 13:45 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2486
The image below is a photograph of HR2486 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 HR2486 is 0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.101 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2486 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2486 is distant 153.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2486
HR2486 belongs to spectral class F5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2486 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2486 star system properties
HR2486 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2486 double sysyem: