HR2969 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR2969 visual magnitude is 5.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2969 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 HR2969:
HR2969 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2969
HR2969 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2969 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2969 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2969 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2969 is circumpolar and transits at 14:48 UTC (altitude: 89.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2969
The image below is a photograph of HR2969 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 HR2969 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2969 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2969 is distant 689.22 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR2969
HR2969 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2969 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.