HR2555 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2555 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2555 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 HR2555:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2555
HR2555 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 HR2555 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2555 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2555 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2555 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2555
The image below is a photograph of HR2555 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 HR2555 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.136 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2555 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2555 is distant 416.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2555
HR2555 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2555 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.