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HR2923

HR2923 is a star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2923 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2923 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 HR2923:

6.34
HR2923 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2923

HR2923 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 HR2923 are provided in the following table:

07h 36m 07s
-22° 09’ 38”
237.61°
-0.7°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2923 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2923 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2923.

Visibility of HR2923 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 HR2923 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: 112.2°
Max altitude: 16.4°
Azimuth: 247.8°
HR2923 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2923

The image below is a photograph of HR2923 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 HR2923 is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2923 star
DSS2 image of HR2923. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2923 during the next 10000 years (7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2923 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2923 is distant 690.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

211.86 pc
690.68 ly
28 km/s
0.044 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2923

HR2923 belongs to spectral class G5

-0.29
G5
4767K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2923 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2923. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2923

SAO174092
SAO174092