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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -44.4°   Azimuth: 236.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2814 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2814 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2814 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 HR2814:


HR2814 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -44.4°
Azimuth: 236.8°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2814

HR2814 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2814 are provided in the following table:

07h 20m 21s
-52° 18’ 34”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2814 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2814 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2814.

Visibility of HR2814 from your location

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

HR2814 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2814

The image below is a photograph of HR2814 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 HR2814 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.124 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2814 star
DSS2 image of HR2814. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2814 during the next 1000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.07 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR2814

HR2814 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


HR2814 star system properties

HR2814 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2814 double sysyem:

9.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2814