HR2686 is a star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2686 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2686 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 HR2686:
HR2686 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2686
HR2686 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 HR2686 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2686 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2686 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2686 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 HR2686
The image below is a photograph of HR2686 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 HR2686 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2686 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2686 is distant 970.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2686
HR2686 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2686 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.