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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:14 | Tran: 14:42 | Set: 22:11
Altitude: -17.6°   Azimuth: 26.8°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2877 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2877 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its faintness, HR2877 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 HR2877

Finder chart HR2877 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2877.

HR2877 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 HR2877 are provided in the following table:

07h 31m 48s
+17° 05’ 09”
Image of HR2877 star
DSS2 image of HR2877. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2877 during the next 10000 years (7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2877



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2877 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2877. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2877 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2877 is distant 301.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

92.51 pc
301.57 ly
-40 km/s
0.043 arcsec/year
-0.078 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2877


Visibility of HR2877 from your location

Today's HR2877 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.9°
Max altitude: 55.6°
Azimuth: 287.1°