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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:09 south
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Altitude: 15.5°   Azimuth: 33.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2776 is a star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR2776 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2776 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2776:


HR2776 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 15.5°
Azimuth: 33.4°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2776

HR2776 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2776 are provided in the following table:

07h 21m 17s
+45° 13’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2776 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2776 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2776.

Visibility of HR2776 from your location

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

HR2776 is circumpolar and transits at 14:22 UTC (altitude: 83.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2776

The image below is a photograph of HR2776 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2776 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2776 star
DSS2 image of HR2776. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2776 during the next 10000 years (-8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2776 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2776 is distant 112.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

34.49 pc
112.45 ly
25 km/s
-0.048 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2776

HR2776 belongs to spectral class A7


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2776 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2776. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2776