HR2788 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2788 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2788 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 HR2788:
HR2788 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2788
HR2788 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 HR2788 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2788 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2788 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2788 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 HR2788
The image below is a photograph of HR2788 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 HR2788 is 0.157 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.132 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2788 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2788 is distant 143.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2788
HR2788 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2788 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.