HR2498 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2498 visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2498 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 HR2498:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2498
HR2498 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 HR2498 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2498 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2498 from your location
Today's HR2498 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 HR2498
The image below is a photograph of HR2498 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 HR2498 is -0.025 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 HR2498 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2498 is distant 398.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2498
HR2498 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2498 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.