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HR2926

HR2926 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2926 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2926 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 HR2926:

6.27
Hypergiant
HR2926 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 63°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2926

HR2926 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 HR2926 are provided in the following table:

07h 38m 14s
+24° 21’ 37”
195.34°
20.64°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2926 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2926 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2926.

Visibility of HR2926 from your location

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

Today's HR2926 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.6°
Max altitude: 62.9°
Azimuth: 294.4°
HR2926 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2926

The image below is a photograph of HR2926 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 HR2926 is 0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2926 star
DSS2 image of HR2926. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2926 during the next 10000 years (4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2926 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2926 is distant 153.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

47.01 pc
153.27 ly
7 km/s
0.025 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2926

HR2926 belongs to spectral class F0

2.91
F0
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2926 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2926. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2926

SAO79562
SAO79562