HR2748 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2748 visual magnitude is 5.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2748 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 HR2748:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2748
HR2748 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 HR2748 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2748 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2748 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2748
The image below is a photograph of HR2748 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 HR2748 is 0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2748 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2748 is distant 198.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 53 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2748
HR2748 belongs to spectral class M5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2748 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2748 star system properties
HR2748 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2748 double sysyem: