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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2723

HR2723 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2723 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2723 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 HR2723:

5.78
Hypergiant
HR2723 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2723

HR2723 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 HR2723 are provided in the following table:

07h 13m 07s
-11° 15’ 05”
225.4°
-0.37°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2723 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2723 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2723.

Visibility of HR2723 from your location

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

Today's HR2723 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.3°
Max altitude: 27.3°
Azimuth: 258.7°
HR2723 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2723

The image below is a photograph of HR2723 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 HR2723 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2723 star
DSS2 image of HR2723. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2723 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2723 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2723 is distant 661.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

202.84 pc
661.26 ly
9 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2723

HR2723 belongs to spectral class K0

-0.76
K0
3779K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2723 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2723. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2723

SAO152570
SAO152570