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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:32 | Tran: 13:44 | Set: 18:55
Altitude: -23.9°   Azimuth: 74.0°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2627 is a supergiant star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2627 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its faintness, HR2627 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2627

Finder chart HR2627 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2627.

HR2627 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 HR2627 are provided in the following table:

07h 00m 39s
-09° 12’ 11”
Image of HR2627 star
DSS2 image of HR2627. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2627 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2627


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2627 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2627. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2627 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2627 is distant 2,936.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 51 kilometers per second.

900.90 pc
2,936.94 ly
51 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2627


Visibility of HR2627 from your location

Today's HR2627 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.2°
Max altitude: 29.3°
Azimuth: 260.8°