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HR2719

HR2719 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2719 visual magnitude is 5.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2719 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 HR2719:

5.14
Giant
HR2719 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2719

HR2719 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 HR2719 are provided in the following table:

07h 10m 47s
-48° 55’ 55”
259.7°
-17.13°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2719 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2719 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2719.

Visibility of HR2719 from your location

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

HR2719 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2719

The image below is a photograph of HR2719 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 HR2719 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.192 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2719 star
DSS2 image of HR2719. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2719 during the next 1000 years (-0.20 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.20 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2719 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2719 is distant 312.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 64 kilometers per second.

95.88 pc
312.56 ly
64 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.192 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2719

HR2719 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.23
K2III
4232K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2719 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2719. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2719

SAO218514
SAO218514