HR2746 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2746 visual magnitude is 4.89. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2746 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 HR2746:
HR2746 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2746
HR2746 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 HR2746 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2746 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2746 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2746 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2746
The image below is a photograph of HR2746 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 HR2746 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.099 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2746 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2746 is distant 181.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2746
HR2746 belongs to spectral class A0 HR2746 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2746 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.