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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR2768

Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:31 | Tran: 12:15 | Set: 14:58
Alt: -8.93°   Az: 129.67°   Direction: South-East

HR2768 is a double bright giant star of spectral class A9 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2768 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR2768 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR2768 star
DSS2 image of HR2768. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2768 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 17m 54s
-30° 56’ 31”
19h 50m 13s
03h 08m 07s

J2000

07h 16m 57s
-30° 53’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates

243.34°
-8.59°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2768 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2768.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.32
Bright giant

0.48
A9II
8163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2768 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2768. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR2768 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2768 double sysyem:

6.32
8.02
1.7
37.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2768 is distant 480.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

147.49
480.83
-5 km/s
0.005 arcsec/y
-0.021"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO197789
SAO197789

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2768 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.9°
Max altitude: 7.6°
Azimuth: 239.1°