HR2598 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2598 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2598 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 HR2598:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2598
HR2598 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 HR2598 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2598 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2598 from your location
Today's HR2598 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2598
The image below is a photograph of HR2598 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 HR2598 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2598 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2598 is distant 1,417.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2598
HR2598 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2598 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2598 star system properties
HR2598 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 HR2598 double sysyem: