HR2766 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2766 visual magnitude is 4.64. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2766 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 HR2766:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2766
HR2766 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 HR2766 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2766 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2766 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2766 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 HR2766
The image below is a photograph of HR2766 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 HR2766 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2766 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2766 is distant 452.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2766
HR2766 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2766 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.