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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2892

HR2892 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2892 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2892 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 HR2892:

5.96
Giant
HR2892 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2892

HR2892 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2892 are provided in the following table:

07h 30m 30s
-54° 23’ 57”
266.2°
-16.43°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2892 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2892 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2892.

Visibility of HR2892 from your location

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

HR2892 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2892

The image below is a photograph of HR2892 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 HR2892 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2892 star
DSS2 image of HR2892. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2892 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2892 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2892 is distant 432.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 49 kilometers per second.

132.80 pc
432.93 ly
49 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2892

HR2892 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.34
M1III
3705K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2892 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2892. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2892

SAO235252
SAO235252