HR2804 is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR2804 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2804 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 HR2804:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2804
HR2804 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 HR2804 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2804 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2804 from your location
HR2804 is circumpolar and transits at 12:50 UTC (altitude: 89.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2804
The image below is a photograph of HR2804 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 HR2804 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2804 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2804 is distant 1,147.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2804
HR2804 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2804 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.