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HR2619

HR2619 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2619 visual magnitude is 5.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2619 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 HR2619:

5.06
Main-sequence
HR2619 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2619

HR2619 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 HR2619 are provided in the following table:

06h 58m 25s
-34° 06’ 42”
244.61°
-13.49°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2619 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2619 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2619.

Visibility of HR2619 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2619 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.1°
Max altitude: 4.4°
Azimuth: 235.9°
HR2619 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2619

The image below is a photograph of HR2619 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 HR2619 is -0.006 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.

Image of HR2619 star
DSS2 image of HR2619. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2619 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2619 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2619 is distant 759.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

233.10 pc
759.91 ly
19 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2619

HR2619 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.78
B3V
12692K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2619 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2619. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2619

SAO197427
SAO197427