HR2743 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2743 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2743 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 HR2743:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2743
HR2743 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 HR2743 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2743 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2743 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2743 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 HR2743
The image below is a photograph of HR2743 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 HR2743 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2743 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2743 is distant 1,448.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2743
HR2743 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2743 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.