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HR2932

HR2932 is a double giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2932 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2932 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 HR2932:

6.53
Giant
HR2932 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 4°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2932

HR2932 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 HR2932 are provided in the following table:

07h 37m 38s
-14° 26’ 27”
231.05°
3.38°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2932 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2932 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2932.

Visibility of HR2932 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 HR2932 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: 104.4°
Max altitude: 24.1°
Azimuth: 255.6°
HR2932 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2932

The image below is a photograph of HR2932 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 HR2932 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2932 star
DSS2 image of HR2932. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2932 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2932 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2932 is distant 1,135.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

348.43 pc
1,135.89 ly
16 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2932

HR2932 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.18
B9III
10252K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2932 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2932. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2932 star system properties

HR2932 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2932 double sysyem:

6.53
9.33
2.8
65 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2932

SAO153172
SAO153172