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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 15.8°   Azimuth: 315.9°   Direction: North-West

HR2915 is a star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR2915 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2915 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 HR2915:


HR2915 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 15.8°
Azimuth: 315.9°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2915

HR2915 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 HR2915 are provided in the following table:

07h 37m 17s
+40° 01’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2915 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2915 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2915.

Visibility of HR2915 from your location

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

HR2915 is circumpolar and transits at 02:19 UTC (altitude: 78.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2915

The image below is a photograph of HR2915 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 HR2915 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2915 star
DSS2 image of HR2915. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2915 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2915 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2915 is distant 639.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

196.08 pc
639.22 ly
10 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.05 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2915

HR2915 belongs to spectral class M1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2915 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2915. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2915