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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:52  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:31
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Altitude: -31.6°   Azimuth: 342.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR2713 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR2713 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2713 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2713 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2713 star
DSS2 image of HR2713. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2713 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2713


HR2713 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -31.6°
Azimuth: 342.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2713

HR2713 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 HR2713 are provided in the following table:

07h 12m 07s
+05° 28’ 28”
Canis Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2713 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2713 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2713.

Visibility of HR2713 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 HR2713 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: 84.5°
Max altitude: 44.0°
Azimuth: 275.5°

Distance of HR2713 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2713 is distant 752.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

230.95 pc
752.89 ly
20 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2713

HR2713 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2713 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2713. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2713