HR2666 is a variable star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2666 visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2666 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 HR2666:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2666
HR2666 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 HR2666 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2666 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2666 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2666 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2666
The image below is a photograph of HR2666 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 HR2666 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.072 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2666 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2666 is distant 315.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2666
HR2666 belongs to spectral class A HR2666 is also a so called metallic star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2666 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.