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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 12:16 | Tran: 14:49 | Set: 17:22
Altitude: 6.2°   Azimuth: 172.3°   Direction: South

HR2819 is a giant star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2819 visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its faintness, HR2819 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 HR2819

Finder chart HR2819 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2819.

HR2819 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 HR2819 are provided in the following table:

07h 23m 00s
-31° 55’ 26”
Canis Major
Image of HR2819 star
DSS2 image of HR2819. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2819 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2819


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2819 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2819. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2819 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2819 is distant 1,429.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

438.60 pc
1,429.82 ly
24 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2819


Visibility of HR2819 from your location

Today's HR2819 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.9°
Max altitude: 6.6°
Azimuth: 238.1°