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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:17 | Tran: 13:05 | Set: 18:54
Altitude: 28.6°   Azimuth: 221.8°   Direction: South-West

HR2865 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2865 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its faintness, HR2865 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 HR2865

Finder chart HR2865 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2865.

HR2865 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 HR2865 are provided in the following table:

07h 29m 18s
-01° 54’ 19”
Image of HR2865 star
DSS2 image of HR2865. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2865 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2865


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2865 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2865. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2865 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2865 is distant 1,630.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

500.00 pc
1,630.00 ly
-5 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2865


Visibility of HR2865 from your location

Today's HR2865 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.9°
Max altitude: 36.6°
Azimuth: 268.1°