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Altitude: -18.3°   Azimuth: 191.0°   Direction: South

HR2634 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2634 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2634 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 HR2634:


HR2634 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.3°
Azimuth: 191.0°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2634

HR2634 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 HR2634 are provided in the following table:

06h 58m 39s
-55° 43’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2634 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2634 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2634.

Visibility of HR2634 from your location

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

HR2634 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2634

The image below is a photograph of HR2634 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 HR2634 is -0.073 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.09 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2634 star
DSS2 image of HR2634. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2634 during the next 10000 years (-12.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2634 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2634 is distant 280.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

85.91 pc
280.07 ly
-1 km/s
-0.073 arcsec/year
-0.09 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2634

HR2634 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2634 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2634. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2634