HR2579 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2579 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2579 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 HR2579:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2579
HR2579 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 HR2579 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2579 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2579 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2579 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2579
The image below is a photograph of HR2579 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 HR2579 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2579 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2579 is distant 423.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2579
HR2579 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2579 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2579 star system properties
HR2579 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 HR2579 double sysyem: