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HR2727 is a variable star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2727 visual magnitude is 5.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2727 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 HR2727:

HR2727 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2727

HR2727 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 HR2727 are provided in the following table:

07h 12m 15s
-40° 29’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2727 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2727 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2727.

Visibility of HR2727 from your location

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

HR2727 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2727

The image below is a photograph of HR2727 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 HR2727 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2727 star
DSS2 image of HR2727. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2727 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2727 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2727 is distant 434.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

133.16 pc
434.09 ly
17 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2727

HR2727 belongs to spectral class A3 HR2727 is also a SrEuCr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2727 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2727. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2727