HR2963 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2963 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2963 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 HR2963:
HR2963 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2963
HR2963 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 HR2963 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2963 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2963 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2963 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 HR2963
The image below is a photograph of HR2963 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 HR2963 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2963 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2963 is distant 611.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2963
HR2963 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2963 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2963 star system properties
HR2963 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2963 double sysyem: