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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:05 south
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HR2682 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR2682 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2682 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 HR2682:

HR2682 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2682

HR2682 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2682 are provided in the following table:

07h 07m 49s
+07° 28’ 15”
Canis Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2682 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2682 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2682.

Visibility of HR2682 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 HR2682 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: 82.5°
Max altitude: 46.0°
Azimuth: 277.5°
HR2682 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2682

The image below is a photograph of HR2682 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 HR2682 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2682 star
DSS2 image of HR2682. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2682 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2682 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2682 is distant 567.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

174.22 pc
567.94 ly
24 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2682

HR2682 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2682 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2682. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2682