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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -60.9°   Azimuth: 71.1°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2829 is a double giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2829 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2829 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2829 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2829 star
DSS2 image of HR2829. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2829 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2829


HR2829 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.9°
Azimuth: 71.1°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2829

HR2829 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 HR2829 are provided in the following table:

07h 23m 58s
-35° 50’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2829 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2829 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2829.

Visibility of HR2829 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 HR2829 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: 125.8°
Max altitude: 2.7°
Azimuth: 234.2°

Distance of HR2829 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2829 is distant 696.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

213.68 pc
696.58 ly
28 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2829

HR2829 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2829 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2829. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2829 star system properties

HR2829 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2829 double sysyem:

25 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2829