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HR2882

HR2882 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2882 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2882 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 HR2882:

6.65
Main-sequence
HR2882 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2882

HR2882 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 HR2882 are provided in the following table:

07h 30m 42s
-37° 20’ 22”
250.46°
-8.97°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2882 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2882 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2882.

Visibility of HR2882 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 HR2882 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: 127.3°
Max altitude: 1.2°
Azimuth: 232.7°
HR2882 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2882

The image below is a photograph of HR2882 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 HR2882 is -0.098 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2882 star
DSS2 image of HR2882. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2882 during the next 1000 years (-1.63 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.70 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2882 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2882 is distant 70.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

21.77 pc
70.98 ly
9 km/s
-0.098 arcsec/year
0.042 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2882

HR2882 belongs to spectral class G4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

4.96
G4V
5853K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2882 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2882. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2882

SAO198069
SAO198069