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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:32
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Altitude: -13.9°   Azimuth: 228.7°   Direction: South-West

HR2895 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2895 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2895 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 HR2895 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2895 star
DSS2 image of HR2895. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2895 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2895


HR2895 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -13.9°
Azimuth: 228.7°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2895

HR2895 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 HR2895 are provided in the following table:

07h 32m 22s
-35° 57’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2895 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2895 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2895.

Visibility of HR2895 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 HR2895 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: 126.0°
Max altitude: 2.6°
Azimuth: 234.0°

Distance of HR2895 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2895 is distant 739.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

226.76 pc
739.23 ly
23 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2895

HR2895 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2895 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2895. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2895 star system properties

HR2895 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2895 double sysyem:

0.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2895