HR2877 is a giant star in the constellation of Gemini.
HR2877 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2877 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 HR2877:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2877
HR2877 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 HR2877 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2877 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2877 from your location
Today's HR2877 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 HR2877
The image below is a photograph of HR2877 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 HR2877 is 0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.078 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2877 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2877 is distant 301.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2877
HR2877 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2877 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.