HR2900 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2900 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2900 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 HR2900:
HR2900 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2900
HR2900 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 HR2900 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2900 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2900 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2900 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2900
The image below is a photograph of HR2900 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 HR2900 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2900 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2900 is distant 305.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2900
HR2900 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2900 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.