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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:00 | Tran: 14:19 | Set: 21:38
Altitude: 25.8°   Azimuth: 97.4°   Direction: East

HR2817 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2817 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR2817 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2817

Finder chart HR2817 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2817.

HR2817 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 HR2817 are provided in the following table:

07h 24m 27s
+15° 31’ 01”
Image of HR2817 star
DSS2 image of HR2817. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2817 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2817


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2817 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2817. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2817 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2817 is distant 4,865.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

1,492.54 pc
4,865.67 ly
37 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2817


Visibility of HR2817 from your location

Today's HR2817 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.5°
Max altitude: 54.0°
Azimuth: 285.5°