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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 11:21 | Tran: 14:34 | Set: 17:47
Altitude: 6.8°   Azimuth: 155.0°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2822 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2822 visual magnitude is 5.38. Because of its faintness, HR2822 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 HR2822

Finder chart HR2822 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2822.

HR2822 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 HR2822 are provided in the following table:

07h 23m 29s
-27° 50’ 03”
Canis Major
Image of HR2822 star
DSS2 image of HR2822. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2822 during the next 10000 years (7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2822


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2822 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2822. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2822 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2822 is distant 548.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

168.35 pc
548.82 ly
48 km/s
0.045 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2822


Visibility of HR2822 from your location

Today's HR2822 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.8°
Max altitude: 10.7°
Azimuth: 242.2°