HR2729 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
HR2729 visual magnitude is 5.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2729 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 HR2729:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2729
HR2729 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 HR2729 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2729 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2729 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2729
The image below is a photograph of HR2729 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 HR2729 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2729 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2729 is distant 749.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2729
HR2729 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2729 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.