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HR2780

HR2780 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2780 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2780 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 HR2780:

6.45
Main-sequence
HR2780 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 54°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2780

HR2780 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2780 are provided in the following table:

07h 20m 06s
+15° 08’ 34”
202.43°
13.08°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2780 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2780 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2780.

Visibility of HR2780 from your location

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

Today's HR2780 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.9°
Max altitude: 53.7°
Azimuth: 285.1°
HR2780 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2780

The image below is a photograph of HR2780 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 HR2780 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2780 star
DSS2 image of HR2780. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2780 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2780 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2780 is distant 1,093.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

335.57 pc
1,093.96 ly
13 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2780

HR2780 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.18
A2V
10382K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2780 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2780. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2780

SAO96783
SAO96783