HR2562 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.
HR2562 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2562 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 HR2562:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2562
HR2562 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 HR2562 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2562 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2562 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2562
The image below is a photograph of HR2562 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 HR2562 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.109 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2562 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2562 is distant 108.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2562
HR2562 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2562 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.