HR2608 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2608 visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2608 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2608:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2608
HR2608 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 HR2608 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2608 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2608 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2608 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2608
The image below is a photograph of HR2608 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 HR2608 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2608 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2608 is distant 1,061.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2608
HR2608 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2608 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.