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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21


HR2647 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2647 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2647 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 HR2647:

HR2647 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2647

HR2647 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 HR2647 are provided in the following table:

07h 03m 17s
+09° 08’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2647 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2647 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2647.

Visibility of HR2647 from your location

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

Today's HR2647 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 80.9°
Max altitude: 47.7°
Azimuth: 279.1°
HR2647 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2647

The image below is a photograph of HR2647 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 HR2647 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2647 star
DSS2 image of HR2647. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2647 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2647 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2647 is distant 258.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

79.43 pc
258.94 ly
-12 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2647

HR2647 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 HR2647 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2647. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2647