HR2847 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2847 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2847 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 HR2847:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2847
HR2847 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2847 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2847 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2847 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2847 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 HR2847
The image below is a photograph of HR2847 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 HR2847 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2847 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2847 is distant 987.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2847
HR2847 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2847 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.