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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:52 south
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Altitude: -38.5°   Azimuth: 313.1°   Direction: North-West

HR2883 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2883 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2883 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 HR2883:


HR2883 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -38.5°
Azimuth: 313.1°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2883

HR2883 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 HR2883 are provided in the following table:

07h 32m 05s
-08° 52’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2883 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2883 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2883.

Visibility of HR2883 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 HR2883 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: 98.9°
Max altitude: 29.6°
Azimuth: 261.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2883

The image below is a photograph of HR2883 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 HR2883 is -0.09 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.157 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2883 star
DSS2 image of HR2883. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2883 during the next 1000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.62 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2883 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2883 is distant 97.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 55 kilometers per second.

29.94 pc
97.60 ly
55 km/s
-0.09 arcsec/year
-0.157 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2883

HR2883 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2883 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2883. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2883 star system properties

HR2883 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2883 double sysyem:

23.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2883

NN 3449 A