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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 45.8°   Azimuth: 269.7°   Direction: West

HR2665 is a giant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2665 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2665 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 HR2665:


HR2665 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 45.8°
Azimuth: 269.7°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2665

HR2665 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2665 are provided in the following table:

07h 07m 22s
+34° 00’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2665 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2665 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2665.

Visibility of HR2665 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 HR2665 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: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2665

The image below is a photograph of HR2665 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 HR2665 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2665 star
DSS2 image of HR2665. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2665 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2665 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2665 is distant 680.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

208.77 pc
680.58 ly
14 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2665

HR2665 belongs to spectral class K4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2665 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2665. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2665