HR2685 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2685 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2685 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 HR2685:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2685
HR2685 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 HR2685 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2685 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2685 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2685 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2685
The image below is a photograph of HR2685 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 HR2685 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2685 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2685 is distant 659.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2685
HR2685 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2685 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.