HR2812 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2812 visual magnitude is 4.96. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2812 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 HR2812:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2812
HR2812 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 HR2812 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2812 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2812 from your location
Today's HR2812 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 HR2812
The image below is a photograph of HR2812 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 HR2812 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2812 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2812 is distant 516.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2812
HR2812 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2812 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.