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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -50.2°   Azimuth: 95.3°   Direction: East

HR2702 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2702 visual magnitude is 4.83. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2702 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 proper motion of HR2702 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2702 star
DSS2 image of HR2702. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2702 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2702


HR2702 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -50.2°
Azimuth: 95.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2702

HR2702 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 HR2702 are provided in the following table:

07h 08m 51s
-39° 39’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2702 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2702 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2702.

Visibility of HR2702 from your location

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

HR2702 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2702 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2702 is distant 751.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

230.41 pc
751.15 ly
20 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2702

HR2702 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2702 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2702. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2702