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HR2732

Altitude: -40.3°   Azimuth: 45.5°   Direction: North-East

HR2732 is a giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2732 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2732 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 HR2732:

5.9
Giant

HR2732 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -40.3°
Azimuth: 45.5°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2732

HR2732 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 HR2732 are provided in the following table:

07h 14m 15s
-09° 56’ 50”
224.38°
0.48°
Monoceros

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2732 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2732 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2732.

Visibility of HR2732 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 HR2732 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: 99.9°
Max altitude: 28.6°
Azimuth: 260.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2732

The image below is a photograph of HR2732 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 HR2732 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2732 star
DSS2 image of HR2732. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2732 during the next 100000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2732 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2732 is distant 2,345.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

719.42 pc
2,345.32 ly
43 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2732

HR2732 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-3.38
K3III
3764K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2732 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2732. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2732

SAO134395
SAO134395