HR2868 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2868 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2868 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 HR2868:
HR2868 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2868
HR2868 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 HR2868 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2868 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2868 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2868 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 HR2868
The image below is a photograph of HR2868 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 HR2868 is -0.185 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.254 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2868 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2868 is distant 111.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2868
HR2868 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2868 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2868 star system properties
HR2868 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2868 double sysyem: