HR2787 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2787 visual magnitude is 4.66. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2787 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 HR2787:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2787
HR2787 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 HR2787 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2787 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2787 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2787 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 HR2787
The image below is a photograph of HR2787 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 HR2787 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2787 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2787 is distant 846.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2787
HR2787 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2787 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2787 star system properties
HR2787 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2787 double sysyem: