HR2840 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR2840 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2840 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 HR2840:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2840
HR2840 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 HR2840 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2840 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2840 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2840 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2840
The image below is a photograph of HR2840 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 HR2840 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2840 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2840 is distant 1,263.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2840
HR2840 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2840 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.