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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:43 south
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Altitude: 2.4°   Azimuth: 313.1°   Direction: North-West

HR2711 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2711 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2711 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 HR2711:


HR2711 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 2.4°
Azimuth: 313.1°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2711

HR2711 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2711 are provided in the following table:

07h 12m 48s
+27° 13’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2711 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2711 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2711.

Visibility of HR2711 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 HR2711 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: 62.8°
Max altitude: 65.7°
Azimuth: 297.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2711

The image below is a photograph of HR2711 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 HR2711 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.104 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2711 star
DSS2 image of HR2711. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2711 during the next 1000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.73 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2711 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2711 is distant 143.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

44.15 pc
143.93 ly
-13 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
-0.104 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2711

HR2711 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2711 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2711. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2711 star system properties

HR2711 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2711 double sysyem:

1.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2711