HR2839 is a double supergiant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2839 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2839 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 HR2839:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2839
HR2839 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 HR2839 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2839 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2839 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2839
The image below is a photograph of HR2839 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 HR2839 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2839 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2839 is distant 3,165.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2839
HR2839 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2839 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2839 star system properties
HR2839 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 HR2839 double sysyem: