HR2838 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2838 visual magnitude is 6.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2838 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 HR2838:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2838
HR2838 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 HR2838 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2838 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2838 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2838
The image below is a photograph of HR2838 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 HR2838 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2838 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2838 is distant 524.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2838
HR2838 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2838 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.