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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2834

HR2834 is a variable and multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2834 visual magnitude is 5.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2834 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 HR2834:

5.35
Bright giant
HR2834 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2834

HR2834 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2834 are provided in the following table:

07h 24m 43s
-31° 48’ 32”
244.92°
-7.52°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2834 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2834 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2834.

Visibility of HR2834 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2834 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.8°
Max altitude: 6.7°
Azimuth: 238.2°
HR2834 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2834

The image below is a photograph of HR2834 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 HR2834 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2834 star
DSS2 image of HR2834. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2834 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2834 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2834 is distant 551.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

169.20 pc
551.61 ly
20 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2834

HR2834 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-0.79
G8II
4581K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2834 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2834. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2834 star system properties

HR2834 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2834 double sysyem:

5.35
7.45
2.1
99.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2834

SAO197964
SAO197964