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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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Altitude: -30.0°   Azimuth: 340.2°   Direction: North-North-West

HR2760 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR2760 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2760 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 HR2760 is 0.001 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 HR2760 star
DSS2 image of HR2760. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2760 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2760


HR2760 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -30.0°
Azimuth: 340.2°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2760

HR2760 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 HR2760 are provided in the following table:

07h 17m 17s
+06° 40’ 50”
Canis Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2760 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2760 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2760.

Visibility of HR2760 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 HR2760 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: 83.3°
Max altitude: 45.2°
Azimuth: 276.7°

Distance of HR2760 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2760 is distant 7,581.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

2,325.58 pc
7,581.40 ly
9 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2760

HR2760 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2760 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2760. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2760