HR2909 is a dwarf star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2909 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2909 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 HR2909:
HR2909 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2909
HR2909 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 HR2909 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2909 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2909 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2909 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 HR2909
The image below is a photograph of HR2909 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 HR2909 is -0.095 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2909 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2909 is distant 94.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2909
HR2909 belongs to spectral class F4
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2909 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.