HR2950 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR2950 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2950 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 HR2950:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2950
HR2950 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2950 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2950 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2950 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2950
The image below is a photograph of HR2950 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 HR2950 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR2950
HR2950 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
HR2950 star system properties
HR2950 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2950 double sysyem: