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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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HR2799

Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:32 | Tran: 12:23 | Set: 16:13
Alt: -43.89°   Az: 289.97°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2799 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2799 visual magnitude is 6.61. Because of its faintness, HR2799 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR2799 star
DSS2 image of HR2799. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2799 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 21m 55s
-22° 53’ 57”
08h 50m 39s
16h 12m 34s

J2000

07h 20m 53s
-22° 51’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

236.54°
-4.13°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2799 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2799.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.61
Main-sequence

-2.04
B2V
12489K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2799 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2799. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2799 is distant 1,752.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

537.63
1,752.69
10 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y
-0.042"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO173517
SAO173517

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2799 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.9°
Max altitude: 15.6°
Azimuth: 247.1°