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HR2875

HR2875 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2875 visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2875 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2875:

5.43
Main-sequence
HR2875 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2875

HR2875 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 HR2875 are provided in the following table:

07h 29m 05s
-38° 48’ 43”
251.64°
-9.93°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2875 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2875 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2875.

Visibility of HR2875 from your location

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

HR2875 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2875

The image below is a photograph of HR2875 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2875 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2875 star
DSS2 image of HR2875. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2875 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2875 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2875 is distant 556.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

170.65 pc
556.31 ly
24 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2875

HR2875 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.73
B5V
12692K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2875 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2875. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2875

SAO198045
SAO198045