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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:18 | Tran: 14:29 | Set: 20:41
Altitude: -1.6°   Azimuth: 83.6°   Direction: East

HR2904 is a variable giant star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Canis Minor.

HR2904 visual magnitude is 6.55. Because of its faintness, HR2904 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2904

Finder chart HR2904 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2904.

HR2904 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 HR2904 are provided in the following table:

07h 34m 45s
+02° 43’ 30”
Canis Minor
Image of HR2904 star
DSS2 image of HR2904. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2904 during the next 10000 years (-7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2904


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2904 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2904. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2904 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2904 is distant 467.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.

143.27 pc
467.05 ly
46 km/s
-0.043 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2904


Visibility of HR2904 from your location

Today's HR2904 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.3°
Max altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 272.7°