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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 40.4°   Azimuth: 227.1°   Direction: South-West

HR2893 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR2893 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2893 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2893 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2893 star
DSS2 image of HR2893. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2893 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2893


HR2893 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 40.4°
Azimuth: 227.1°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2893

HR2893 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 HR2893 are provided in the following table:

07h 34m 05s
+10° 34’ 05”
Canis Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2893 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2893 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2893.

Visibility of HR2893 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 HR2893 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: 79.4°
Max altitude: 49.1°
Azimuth: 280.6°

Distance of HR2893 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2893 is distant 420.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

128.87 pc
420.10 ly
-3 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2893

HR2893 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2893 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2893. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2893