HR2792 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR2792 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2792 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 HR2792:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2792
HR2792 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2792 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2792 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2792 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2792 is circumpolar and transits at 18:50 UTC (altitude: 77.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2792
The image below is a photograph of HR2792 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 HR2792 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2792 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2792 is distant 532.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2792
HR2792 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2792 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.