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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
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SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 16.2°   Azimuth: 333.2°   Direction: North-North-West

HR2914 is a star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR2914 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2914 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 HR2914 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2914 star
DSS2 image of HR2914. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2914 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2914


HR2914 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.2°
Azimuth: 333.2°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2914

HR2914 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2914 are provided in the following table:

07h 37m 53s
+48° 46’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2914 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2914 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2914.

Visibility of HR2914 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR2914 is circumpolar and transits at 21:05 UTC (altitude: 87.3°)

Distance of HR2914 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2914 is distant 262.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

80.39 pc
262.06 ly
10 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2914

HR2914 belongs to spectral class A5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2914 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2914. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2914