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HR2666

Altitude: -17.6°   Azimuth: 137.3°   Direction: South-East

HR2666 is a variable star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2666 visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2666 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2666 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.072 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2666 star
DSS2 image of HR2666. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2666 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 12.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2666

5.2

HR2666 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.6°
Azimuth: 137.3°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2666

HR2666 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2666 are provided in the following table:

07h 04m 02s
-42° 20’ 13”
252.87°
-15.72°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2666 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2666 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2666.

Visibility of HR2666 from your location

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

HR2666 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2666 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2666 is distant 315.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

96.71 pc
315.28 ly
28 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
0.072 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2666

HR2666 belongs to spectral class A HR2666 is also a so called metallic star.

0.27
A
8163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2666 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2666. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2666

SAO218424
SAO218424