HR2597 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Gemini.
HR2597 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2597 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 HR2597:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2597
HR2597 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 HR2597 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2597 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2597 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2597
The image below is a photograph of HR2597 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 HR2597 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2597 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2597 is distant 6,520.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2597
HR2597 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2597 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.