HR2863 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2863 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2863 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 HR2863:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2863
HR2863 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 HR2863 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2863 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2863 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2863 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 HR2863
The image below is a photograph of HR2863 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 HR2863 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2863 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2863 is distant 673.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2863
HR2863 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star. HR2863 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2863 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.