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HR2951

HR2951 is a star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2951 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2951 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 HR2951:

5.89
HR2951 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 61°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2951

HR2951 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 HR2951 are provided in the following table:

07h 40m 58s
+23° 01’ 06”
196.92°
20.73°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2951 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2951 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2951.

Visibility of HR2951 from your location

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

Today's HR2951 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.0°
Max altitude: 61.5°
Azimuth: 293.0°
HR2951 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2951

The image below is a photograph of HR2951 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 HR2951 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2951 star
DSS2 image of HR2951. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2951 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2951 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2951 is distant 1,523.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.

467.29 pc
1,523.36 ly
39 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2951

HR2951 belongs to spectral class K5

-2.46
K5
3677K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2951 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2951. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2951

SAO79607
SAO79607