HR2709 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR2709 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2709 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 HR2709:
HR2709 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2709
HR2709 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2709 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2709 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2709 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2709 is circumpolar and transits at 14:06 UTC (altitude: 60.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2709
The image below is a photograph of HR2709 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 HR2709 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2709 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2709 is distant 831.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2709
HR2709 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2709 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.