HR2955 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2955 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2955 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 HR2955:
HR2955 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2955
HR2955 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 HR2955 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2955 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2955 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2955 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2955
The image below is a photograph of HR2955 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 HR2955 is 0.03 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.
Distance of HR2955 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2955 is distant 393.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2955
HR2955 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2955 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.