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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2680

HR2680 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2680 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2680 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 HR2680:

6.34
Main-sequence
HR2680 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2680

HR2680 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2680 are provided in the following table:

07h 06m 00s
-30° 39’ 20”
242.08°
-10.59°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2680 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2680 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2680.

Visibility of HR2680 from your location

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

Today's HR2680 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.7°
Max altitude: 7.9°
Azimuth: 239.3°
HR2680 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2680

The image below is a photograph of HR2680 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 HR2680 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2680 star
DSS2 image of HR2680. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2680 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2680 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2680 is distant 829.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

254.45 pc
829.52 ly
5 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2680

HR2680 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.69
B3V
12692K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2680 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2680. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2680

SAO197566
SAO197566