HR2937 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2937 visual magnitude is 4.53. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2937 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 HR2937:
HR2937 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2937
HR2937 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 HR2937 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2937 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2937 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2937 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 HR2937
The image below is a photograph of HR2937 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 HR2937 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2937 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2937 is distant 358.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2937
HR2937 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2937 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2937 star system properties
HR2937 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2937 double sysyem: