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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

HR2860

Below the horizon.  Rise: 10:47 | Tran: 14:38 | Set: 18:29
Altitude: -56.4°   Azimuth: 40.2°   Direction: North-East

HR2860 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2860 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR2860 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2860

Finder chart HR2860 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2860.

HR2860 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 HR2860 are provided in the following table:

07h 27m 42s
-22° 51’ 34”
237.29°
-2.74°
Puppis
Image of HR2860 star
DSS2 image of HR2860. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2860 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2860

5.95
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.21
B5V
11407K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2860 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2860. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2860 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2860 is distant 881.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

270.27 pc
881.08 ly
26 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2860

SAO173778
SAO173778

Visibility of HR2860 from your location

Today's HR2860 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.9°
Max altitude: 15.7°
Azimuth: 247.1°