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HR2806

Altitude: -22.5°   Azimuth: 75.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2806 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2806 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2806 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 HR2806:

6.43
Main-sequence

HR2806 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -22.5°
Azimuth: 75.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2806

HR2806 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 HR2806 are provided in the following table:

07h 22m 01s
-08° 58’ 45”
224.41°
2.63°
Monoceros

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2806 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2806 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2806.

Visibility of HR2806 from your location

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

Today's HR2806 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.0°
Max altitude: 29.5°
Azimuth: 261.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2806

The image below is a photograph of HR2806 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 HR2806 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2806 star
DSS2 image of HR2806. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2806 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2806 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2806 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
23 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2806

HR2806 belongs to spectral class O9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-23.57
O9V
13348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2806 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2806. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2806

SAO134580
SAO134580