HR2636 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2636 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2636 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 HR2636:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2636
HR2636 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2636 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2636 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2636 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2636 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2636
The image below is a photograph of HR2636 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 HR2636 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2636 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2636 is distant 423.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2636
HR2636 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2636 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2636 star system properties
HR2636 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2636 double sysyem: