HR2940 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2940 visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2940 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 HR2940:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2940
HR2940 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 HR2940 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2940 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2940 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2940 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2940
The image below is a photograph of HR2940 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 HR2940 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2940 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2940 is distant 496.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2940
HR2940 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2940 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.