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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:32 | Tran: 14:52 | Set: 20:11
Altitude: -31.5°   Azimuth: 58.5°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2866 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F8 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2866 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its faintness, HR2866 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 HR2866

Finder chart HR2866 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2866.

HR2866 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 HR2866 are provided in the following table:

07h 29m 25s
-07° 33’ 03”
Image of HR2866 star
DSS2 image of HR2866. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2866 during the next 1000 years (1.07 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.18 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2866


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2866 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2866. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2866 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2866 is distant 90.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

27.82 pc
90.68 ly
9 km/s
0.064 arcsec/year
0.131 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2866


Visibility of HR2866 from your location

Today's HR2866 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.6°
Max altitude: 31.0°
Azimuth: 262.4°