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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:07 south
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Altitude: -25.6°   Azimuth: 95.2°   Direction: East

HR2826 is a star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2826 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2826 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 HR2826:


HR2826 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -25.6°
Azimuth: 95.2°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2826

HR2826 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 HR2826 are provided in the following table:

07h 24m 17s
-22° 54’ 46”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2826 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2826 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2826.

Visibility of HR2826 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 HR2826 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: 112.9°
Max altitude: 15.6°
Azimuth: 247.1°
HR2826 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2826

The image below is a photograph of HR2826 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 HR2826 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2826 star
DSS2 image of HR2826. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2826 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2826 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2826 is distant 652.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

200.00 pc
652.00 ly
32 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2826

HR2826 belongs to spectral class B8


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2826 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2826. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2826