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HR2935 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR2935 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2935 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 HR2935:

HR2935 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2935

HR2935 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2935 are provided in the following table:

07h 40m 14s
+38° 20’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2935 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2935 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2935.

Visibility of HR2935 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 HR2935 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: 51.7°
Max altitude: 76.9°
Azimuth: 308.3°
HR2935 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2935

The image below is a photograph of HR2935 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 HR2935 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2935 star
DSS2 image of HR2935. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2935 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2935 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2935 is distant 815.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.

250.00 pc
815.00 ly
46 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2935

HR2935 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2935 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2935. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2935