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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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HR2911

Altitude: -4.5°   Azimuth: 148.8°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2911 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2911 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2911 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 HR2911:

5.54
Main-sequence

HR2911 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.5°
Azimuth: 148.8°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2911

HR2911 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 HR2911 are provided in the following table:

07h 33m 51s
-36° 20’ 17”
249.85°
-7.95°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2911 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2911 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2911.

Visibility of HR2911 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 HR2911 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: 126.3°
Max altitude: 2.2°
Azimuth: 233.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2911

The image below is a photograph of HR2911 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 HR2911 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2911 star
DSS2 image of HR2911. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2911 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2911 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2911 is distant 1,273.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

390.63 pc
1,273.44 ly
-9 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2911

HR2911 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.42
B3V
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2911 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2911. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2911

SAO198130
SAO198130