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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: -33.6°   Azimuth: 60.8°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2694 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2694 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2694 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 HR2694:


HR2694 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -33.6°
Azimuth: 60.8°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2694

HR2694 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 HR2694 are provided in the following table:

07h 09m 20s
-10° 20’ 49”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2694 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2694 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2694.

Visibility of HR2694 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 HR2694 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: 100.3°
Max altitude: 28.2°
Azimuth: 259.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2694

The image below is a photograph of HR2694 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 HR2694 is 0.005 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 HR2694 star
DSS2 image of HR2694. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2694 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2694 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2694 is distant 5,821.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 58 kilometers per second.

1,785.71 pc
5,821.43 ly
58 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2694

HR2694 belongs to spectral class O6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2694 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2694. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2694