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HR2726

HR2726 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2726 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2726 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 HR2726:

5.96
Main-sequence
HR2726 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2726

HR2726 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 HR2726 are provided in the following table:

07h 12m 25s
-36° 32’ 39”
248.09°
-11.89°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2726 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2726 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2726.

Visibility of HR2726 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 HR2726 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: 126.5°
Max altitude: 2.0°
Azimuth: 233.5°
HR2726 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2726

The image below is a photograph of HR2726 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 HR2726 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2726 star
DSS2 image of HR2726. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2726 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2726 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2726 is distant 903.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

277.01 pc
903.05 ly
17 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2726

HR2726 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.25
B3V
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2726 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2726. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2726 star system properties

HR2726 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2726 double sysyem:

5.96
8.46
2.5
2.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2726

SAO197694
SAO197694