HR2908 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2908 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2908 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 HR2908:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2908
HR2908 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 HR2908 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2908 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2908 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2908 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2908
The image below is a photograph of HR2908 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 HR2908 is 0.005 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 HR2908 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2908 is distant 507.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2908
HR2908 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2908 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.