HR2760 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR2760 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2760 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 HR2760:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2760
HR2760 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2760 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2760 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2760 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2760 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2760
The image below is a photograph of HR2760 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 HR2760 is 0.001 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 HR2760 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2760 is distant 7,581.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2760
HR2760 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2760 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.