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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR2862

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -69.7°   Azimuth: 101.6°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2862 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Carina.

HR2862 visual magnitude is 5.1. Because of its faintness, HR2862 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 HR2862

Finder chart HR2862 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2862.

HR2862 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2862 are provided in the following table:

07h 26m 21s
-51° 01’ 05”
262.72°
-15.63°
Carina
Image of HR2862 star
DSS2 image of HR2862. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2862 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2862

5.1
Hypergiant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-1.08
K0III
4603K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2862 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2862. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2862 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2862 is distant 562.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

172.41 pc
562.07 ly
8 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2862

SAO235192
SAO235192

Visibility of HR2862 from your location

HR2862 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom