HR2992 is a double star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2992 visual magnitude is 6.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2992 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 HR2992:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2992
HR2992 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 HR2992 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2992 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2992 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2992 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 HR2992
The image below is a photograph of HR2992 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 HR2992 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2992 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2992 is distant 16,300.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2992
HR2992 belongs to spectral class A3
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2992 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2992 star system properties
HR2992 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2992 double sysyem: