HR2720 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2720 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2720 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 HR2720:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2720
HR2720 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 HR2720 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2720 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2720 from your location
Today's HR2720 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 HR2720
The image below is a photograph of HR2720 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 HR2720 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2720 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2720 is distant 155.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2720
HR2720 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2720 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.