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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: -72.0°   Azimuth: 356.6°   Direction: North

HR2913 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2913 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2913 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 HR2913 is -0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2913 star
DSS2 image of HR2913. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2913 during the next 10000 years (-9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2913


HR2913 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -72.0°
Azimuth: 356.6°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2913

HR2913 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 HR2913 are provided in the following table:

07h 34m 12s
-33° 27’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2913 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2913 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2913.

Visibility of HR2913 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 HR2913 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: 123.5°
Max altitude: 5.1°
Azimuth: 236.5°

Distance of HR2913 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2913 is distant 286.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

87.95 pc
286.72 ly
25 km/s
-0.056 arcsec/year
0.07 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2913

HR2913 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2913 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2913. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2913