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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -22.7°   Azimuth: 210.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2884 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Carina.

HR2884 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its faintness, HR2884 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 HR2884

Finder chart HR2884 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2884.

HR2884 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 HR2884 are provided in the following table:

07h 29m 59s
-52° 39’ 03”
Image of HR2884 star
DSS2 image of HR2884. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2884 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2884


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2884 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2884. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2884 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2884 is distant 330.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

101.32 pc
330.29 ly
26 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
0.058 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2884


Visibility of HR2884 from your location

HR2884 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK