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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2934

HR2934 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2934 visual magnitude is 4.94. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2934 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2934:

4.94
Giant
HR2934 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2934

HR2934 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2934 are provided in the following table:

07h 35m 39s
-52° 32’ 02”
264.77°
-14.96°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2934 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2934 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2934.

Visibility of HR2934 from your location

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

HR2934 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2934

The image below is a photograph of HR2934 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 HR2934 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2934 star
DSS2 image of HR2934. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2934 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2934 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2934 is distant 393.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 62 kilometers per second.

120.77 pc
393.72 ly
62 km/s
0.024 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2934

HR2934 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.47
K3III
3950K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2934 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2934. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2934

SAO235336
SAO235336