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HR2858

HR2858 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2858 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2858 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 HR2858:

6.22
Sub-giant
HR2858 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 53°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2858

HR2858 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 HR2858 are provided in the following table:

07h 28m 47s
+15° 06’ 33”
203.36°
14.97°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2858 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2858 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2858.

Visibility of HR2858 from your location

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

Today's HR2858 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.9°
Max altitude: 53.6°
Azimuth: 285.1°
HR2858 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2858

The image below is a photograph of HR2858 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 HR2858 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2858 star
DSS2 image of HR2858. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2858 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2858 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2858 is distant 768.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

235.85 pc
768.87 ly
34 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2858

HR2858 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-0.64
B9IV
10795K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2858 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2858. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2858

SAO96930
SAO96930