HR2616 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2616 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2616 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 HR2616:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2616
HR2616 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2616 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2616 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2616 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2616
The image below is a photograph of HR2616 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 HR2616 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2616 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2616 is distant 1,041.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2616
HR2616 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 HR2616 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2616 star system properties
HR2616 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 HR2616 double sysyem: