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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 7.5°   Azimuth: 91.7°   Direction: East

HR2629 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2629 visual magnitude is 6.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2629 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 HR2629:


HR2629 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 7.5°
Azimuth: 91.7°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2629

HR2629 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 HR2629 are provided in the following table:

07h 01m 41s
+04° 49’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2629 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2629 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2629.

Visibility of HR2629 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 HR2629 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: 85.2°
Max altitude: 43.3°
Azimuth: 274.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2629

The image below is a photograph of HR2629 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 HR2629 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2629 star
DSS2 image of HR2629. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2629 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2629 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2629 is distant 3,880.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

1,190.48 pc
3,880.95 ly
-11 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2629

HR2629 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2629 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2629. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2629