HR2497 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2497 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2497 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 HR2497:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2497
HR2497 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 HR2497 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2497 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2497 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2497 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2497
The image below is a photograph of HR2497 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 HR2497 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2497 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2497 is distant 928.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2497
HR2497 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2497 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2497 star system properties
HR2497 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 HR2497 double sysyem: