HR2884 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR2884 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2884 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 HR2884:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2884
HR2884 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 HR2884 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2884 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2884 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2884
The image below is a photograph of HR2884 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 HR2884 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2884 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2884 is distant 330.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2884
HR2884 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2884 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.