HR2493 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2493 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2493 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 HR2493:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2493
HR2493 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2493 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2493 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2493 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2493
The image below is a photograph of HR2493 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 HR2493 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.308 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2493 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2493 is distant 86.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2493
HR2493 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2493 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.