HR2742 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR2742 visual magnitude is 4.96. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2742 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2742:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2742
HR2742 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 HR2742 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2742 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2742 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2742 is circumpolar and transits at 19:19 UTC (altitude: 59.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2742
The image below is a photograph of HR2742 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 HR2742 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2742 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2742 is distant 473.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2742
HR2742 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2742 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.