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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:52 | Tran: 13:59 | Set: 19:05
Altitude: -19.9°   Azimuth: 81.1°   Direction: East

HR2656 is a giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2656 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, HR2656 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2656

Finder chart HR2656 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2656.

HR2656 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 HR2656 are provided in the following table:

07h 03m 57s
-10° 07’ 27”
Image of HR2656 star
DSS2 image of HR2656. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2656 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2656


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2656 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2656. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2656 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2656 is distant 1,273.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

390.63 pc
1,273.44 ly
24 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2656


Visibility of HR2656 from your location

Today's HR2656 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.1°
Max altitude: 28.4°
Azimuth: 259.9°