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Altitude: -10.6°   Azimuth: 190.4°   Direction: South

HR2762 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2762 visual magnitude is 4.76. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2762 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2762 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 HR2762 star
DSS2 image of HR2762. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2762 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2762


HR2762 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -10.6°
Azimuth: 190.4°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2762

HR2762 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 HR2762 are provided in the following table:

07h 14m 38s
-48° 16’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2762 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2762 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2762.

Visibility of HR2762 from your location

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

HR2762 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2762 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2762 is distant 354.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.

108.70 pc
354.35 ly
39 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2762

HR2762 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2762 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2762. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2762 star system properties

HR2762 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2762 double sysyem:

18.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2762