HR2987 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR2987 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2987 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 HR2987:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2987
HR2987 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 HR2987 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2987 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2987 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2987
The image below is a photograph of HR2987 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 HR2987 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2987 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2987 is distant 876.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2987
HR2987 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2987 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.