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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2841

HR2841 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2841 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2841 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 HR2841:

5.78
Giant
HR2841 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2841

HR2841 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 HR2841 are provided in the following table:

07h 25m 25s
-25° 13’ 04”
239.12°
-4.32°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2841 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2841 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2841.

Visibility of HR2841 from your location

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

Today's HR2841 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.2°
Max altitude: 13.3°
Azimuth: 244.8°
HR2841 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2841

The image below is a photograph of HR2841 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 HR2841 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2841 star
DSS2 image of HR2841. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2841 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2841 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2841 is distant 3,227.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

990.10 pc
3,227.72 ly
24 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2841

HR2841 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-4.20
B7III
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2841 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2841. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2841

SAO173697
SAO173697