HR2841 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2841 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2841 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 HR2841:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2841
HR2841 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2841 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2841 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2841 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2841
The image below is a photograph of HR2841 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 HR2841 is -0.005 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 HR2841 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2841 is distant 3,227.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2841
HR2841 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2841 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.