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HR2669

HR2669 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2669 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2669 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 HR2669:

6.48
Main-sequence
HR2669 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 24°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2669

HR2669 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 HR2669 are provided in the following table:

07h 07m 24s
+28° 10’ 37”
188.89°
15.66°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2669 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2669 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2669.

Visibility of HR2669 from your location

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

Today's HR2669 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.8°
Max altitude: 66.7°
Azimuth: 298.2°
HR2669 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2669

The image below is a photograph of HR2669 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 HR2669 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2669 star
DSS2 image of HR2669. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2669 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2669 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2669 is distant 548.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

168.35 pc
548.82 ly
-16 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2669

HR2669 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.35
B9V
11407K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2669 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2669. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2669

SAO79066
SAO79066