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Altitude: -29.8°   Azimuth: 231.0°   Direction: South-West

HR2771 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2771 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2771 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 HR2771 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2771 star
DSS2 image of HR2771. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2771 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2771


HR2771 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -29.8°
Azimuth: 231.0°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2771

HR2771 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 HR2771 are provided in the following table:

07h 16m 15s
-46° 46’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2771 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2771 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2771.

Visibility of HR2771 from your location

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

HR2771 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2771 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2771 is distant 692.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

212.31 pc
692.14 ly
20 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
0.035 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2771

HR2771 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2771 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2771. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2771