HR2626 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2626 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2626 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 HR2626:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2626
HR2626 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 HR2626 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2626 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2626 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2626 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2626
The image below is a photograph of HR2626 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 HR2626 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2626 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2626 is distant 424.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2626
HR2626 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2626 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.