HR2881 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2881 visual magnitude is 4.65. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2881 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2881:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2881
HR2881 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 HR2881 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2881 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2881 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2881 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 HR2881
The image below is a photograph of HR2881 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 HR2881 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2881 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2881 is distant 1,752.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2881
HR2881 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2881 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.