HR2936 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Gemini.
HR2936 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2936 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 HR2936:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2936
HR2936 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 HR2936 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2936 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2936 from your location
Today's HR2936 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 HR2936
The image below is a photograph of HR2936 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 HR2936 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2936 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2936 is distant 274.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2936
HR2936 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2936 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.