HR2612 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2612 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2612 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 HR2612:
HR2612 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2612
HR2612 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 HR2612 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2612 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2612 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2612 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 HR2612
The image below is a photograph of HR2612 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 HR2612 is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2612 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2612 is distant 140.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2612
HR2612 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2612 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2612 star system properties
HR2612 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 HR2612 double sysyem: