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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR2832

Altitude: -49.3°   Azimuth: 28.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2832 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2832 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2832 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2832 is -0.204 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2832 star
DSS2 image of HR2832. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2832 during the next 1000 years (-3.40 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2832

5.78
Hypergiant

HR2832 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -49.3°
Azimuth: 28.9°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2832

HR2832 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 HR2832 are provided in the following table:

07h 25m 08s
-13° 45’ 06”
228.99°
1.05°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2832 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2832 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2832.

Visibility of HR2832 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 HR2832 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: 103.8°
Max altitude: 24.8°
Azimuth: 256.2°

Distance of HR2832 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2832 is distant 113.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

34.82 pc
113.51 ly
7 km/s
-0.204 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2832

HR2832 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

3.07
F0V
6776K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2832 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2832. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2832

SAO152840
SAO152840