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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2637

HR2637 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2637 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2637 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 HR2637:

6.27
Main-sequence
HR2637 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2637

HR2637 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2637 are provided in the following table:

07h 00m 42s
-28° 29’ 21”
239.58°
-10.71°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2637 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2637 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2637.

Visibility of HR2637 from your location

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

Today's HR2637 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.5°
Max altitude: 10.0°
Azimuth: 241.5°
HR2637 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2637

The image below is a photograph of HR2637 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 HR2637 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2637 star
DSS2 image of HR2637. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2637 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2637 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2637 is distant 222.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

68.17 pc
222.22 ly
10 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2637

HR2637 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.10
F5V
6625K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2637 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2637. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2637

SAO172749
SAO172749