HR2949 is a variable and multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2949 visual magnitude is 4.62. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2949 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 HR2949:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2949
HR2949 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 HR2949 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2949 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2949 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2949 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 HR2949
The image below is a photograph of HR2949 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 HR2949 is -0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR2949
HR2949 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
HR2949 star system properties
HR2949 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2949 double sysyem: