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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:08 south
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Altitude: -0.3°   Azimuth: 215.5°   Direction: South-West

HR2756 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2756 visual magnitude is 5.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2756 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 HR2756:


HR2756 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.3°
Azimuth: 215.5°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2756

HR2756 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 HR2756 are provided in the following table:

07h 15m 20s
-30° 41’ 11”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2756 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2756 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2756.

Visibility of HR2756 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 HR2756 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: 120.7°
Max altitude: 7.8°
Azimuth: 239.3°
HR2756 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2756

The image below is a photograph of HR2756 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 HR2756 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2756 star
DSS2 image of HR2756. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2756 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2756 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2756 is distant 645.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

198.02 pc
645.54 ly
33 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2756

HR2756 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2756 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2756. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2756