HR2974 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2974 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2974 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 HR2974:
HR2974 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2974
HR2974 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 HR2974 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2974 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2974 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2974 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 HR2974
The image below is a photograph of HR2974 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 HR2974 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2974 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2974 is distant 6,392.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 68 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2974
HR2974 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2974 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.