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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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HR2920

Altitude: 19.2°   Azimuth: 226.9°   Direction: South-West

HR2920 is a star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2920 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2920 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 HR2920 is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2920 star
DSS2 image of HR2920. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2920 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2920

6.27

HR2920 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 19.2°
Azimuth: 226.9°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2920

HR2920 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 HR2920 are provided in the following table:

07h 36m 16s
-08° 18’ 41”
225.5°
6.04°
Monoceros

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2920 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2920 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2920.

Visibility of HR2920 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 HR2920 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: 98.3°
Max altitude: 30.2°
Azimuth: 261.7°

Distance of HR2920 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2920 is distant 619.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

190.11 pc
619.77 ly
5 km/s
0.035 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2920

HR2920 belongs to spectral class K2

-0.13
K2
3734K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2920 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2920. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2920

SAO134883
SAO134883