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HR2662

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:

5.17
Giant
HR2662 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

06h 59m 50s
-67° 54’ 57”
278.61°
-24.22°
Volans

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2662 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2662 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2662.

Visibility of HR2662 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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.

Image of HR2662 star
DSS2 image of HR2662. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2662 during the next 1000 years (-0.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.02 arcmin in declination);

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.

88.81 pc
289.52 ly
39 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year
0.241 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2662

HR2662 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.43
K3III
3950K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2662 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2662. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2662

SAO249704
SAO249704