HR2617 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR2617 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2617 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 HR2617:
HR2617 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2617
HR2617 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2617 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2617 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2617 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2617 is circumpolar and transits at 13:47 UTC (altitude: 70.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2617
The image below is a photograph of HR2617 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 HR2617 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 HR2617 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2617 is distant 846.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2617
HR2617 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2617 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.