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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: -72.3°   Azimuth: 45.6°   Direction: North-East

HR2869 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2869 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2869 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2869 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2869 star
DSS2 image of HR2869. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2869 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2869


HR2869 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -72.3°
Azimuth: 45.6°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2869

HR2869 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 HR2869 are provided in the following table:

07h 28m 22s
-37° 48’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2869 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2869 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2869.

Visibility of HR2869 from your location

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

Today's HR2869 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.8°
Max altitude: 0.7°
Azimuth: 232.2°

Distance of HR2869 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2869 is distant 345.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

106.04 pc
345.71 ly
-1 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.05 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2869

HR2869 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2869 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2869. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2869