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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR2796

Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:24 | Tran: 12:07 | Set: 16:50
Alt: 10.21°   Az: 129.22°   Direction: South-East

HR2796 is a giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2796 visual magnitude is 5.45. Because of its faintness, HR2796 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 HR2796 star
DSS2 image of HR2796. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2796 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 22m 05s
-14° 24’ 27”
20h 32m 16s
03h 54m 22s

J2000

07h 20m 58s
-14° 21’ 35”

Galactic Coordinates

229.04°
-0.13°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2796 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2796.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.45
Giant

-0.71
G5
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2796 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2796. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2796 is distant 556.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

170.65
556.31
13 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/y
0.016"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO152749
SAO152749

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2796 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.4°
Max altitude: 24.1°
Azimuth: 255.6°