HR2698 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR2698 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2698 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 HR2698:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2698
HR2698 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 HR2698 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2698 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2698 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2698 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2698
The image below is a photograph of HR2698 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 HR2698 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2698 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2698 is distant 564.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2698
HR2698 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2698 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.