HR2800 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2800 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2800 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 HR2800:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2800
HR2800 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2800 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2800 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2800 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2800
The image below is a photograph of HR2800 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 HR2800 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2800 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2800 is distant 1,801.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2800
HR2800 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 HR2800 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2800 star system properties
HR2800 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2800 double sysyem: