HR2662 is a giant star in the constellation of Volans.
HR2662 visual magnitude is 5.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2662 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 HR2662:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2662
HR2662 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 HR2662 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2662 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2662 from your location
HR2662 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2662
The image below is a photograph of HR2662 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 HR2662 is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.241 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2662 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2662 is distant 289.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2662
HR2662 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2662 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.