HR2894 is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR2894 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2894 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 HR2894:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2894
HR2894 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2894 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2894 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2894 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2894 is circumpolar and transits at 15:17 UTC (altitude: 85.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2894
The image below is a photograph of HR2894 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 HR2894 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2894 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2894 is distant 280.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2894
HR2894 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2894 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.