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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:59 south
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Altitude: -12.7°   Azimuth: 306.6°   Direction: North-West

HR2649 is a giant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2649 visual magnitude is 5.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2649 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 HR2649:


HR2649 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -12.7°
Azimuth: 306.6°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2649

HR2649 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 HR2649 are provided in the following table:

07h 03m 38s
+10° 57’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2649 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2649 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2649.

Visibility of HR2649 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 HR2649 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: 79.0°
Max altitude: 49.5°
Azimuth: 281.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2649

The image below is a photograph of HR2649 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 HR2649 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2649 star
DSS2 image of HR2649. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2649 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2649 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2649 is distant 742.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

227.79 pc
742.60 ly
21 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2649

HR2649 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2649 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2649. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2649