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HR2672 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2672 visual magnitude is 4.93. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2672 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2672:

HR2672 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2672

HR2672 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 HR2672 are provided in the following table:

07h 03m 53s
-49° 35’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2672 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2672 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2672.

Visibility of HR2672 from your location

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

HR2672 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2672

The image below is a photograph of HR2672 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 HR2672 is -0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.146 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2672 star
DSS2 image of HR2672. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2672 during the next 1000 years (-0.75 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.43 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2672 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2672 is distant 191.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

58.89 pc
191.99 ly
27 km/s
-0.045 arcsec/year
0.146 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2672

HR2672 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2672 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2672. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2672