HR2499 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.
HR2499 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2499 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 HR2499:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2499
HR2499 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 HR2499 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2499 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2499 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2499
The image below is a photograph of HR2499 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 HR2499 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2499 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2499 is distant 431.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2499
HR2499 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 HR2499 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2499 star system properties
HR2499 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2499 double sysyem: