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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:07 south
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Altitude: 9.9°   Azimuth: 208.1°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2695 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2695 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2695 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 HR2695:


HR2695 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 9.9°
Azimuth: 208.1°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2695

HR2695 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 HR2695 are provided in the following table:

07h 08m 49s
-24° 02’ 39”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2695 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2695 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2695.

Visibility of HR2695 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 HR2695 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: 114.0°
Max altitude: 14.5°
Azimuth: 246.0°
HR2695 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2695

The image below is a photograph of HR2695 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 HR2695 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2695 star
DSS2 image of HR2695. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2695 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2695 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2695 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 57 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
57 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2695

HR2695 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2695 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2695. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2695