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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -71.6°   Azimuth: 51.5°   Direction: North-East

HR2769 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2769 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2769 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2769 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2769 star
DSS2 image of HR2769. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2769 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2769


HR2769 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -71.6°
Azimuth: 51.5°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2769

HR2769 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 HR2769 are provided in the following table:

07h 16m 31s
-38° 19’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2769 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2769 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2769.

Visibility of HR2769 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 HR2769 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: 128.3°
Max altitude: 0.2°
Azimuth: 231.7°

Distance of HR2769 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2769 is distant 679.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.

208.33 pc
679.17 ly
45 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2769

HR2769 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2769 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2769. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2769