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HR2759

Altitude: -5.2°   Azimuth: 162.4°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2759 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2759 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2759 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2759 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2759 star
DSS2 image of HR2759. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2759 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2759

5.94
Giant

HR2759 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.2°
Azimuth: 162.4°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2759

HR2759 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 HR2759 are provided in the following table:

07h 14m 57s
-41° 25’ 32”
252.84°
-13.49°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2759 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2759 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2759.

Visibility of HR2759 from your location

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

HR2759 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2759 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2759 is distant 551.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

169.20 pc
551.61 ly
21 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2759

HR2759 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.20
B4III
12692K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2759 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2759. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2759

SAO218568
SAO218568