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HR2954

HR2954 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2954 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2954 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 HR2954:

5.8
Sub-giant
HR2954 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2954

HR2954 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2954 are provided in the following table:

07h 38m 43s
-36° 29’ 48”
250.46°
-7.16°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2954 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2954 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2954.

Visibility of HR2954 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 HR2954 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: 126.5°
Max altitude: 2.0°
Azimuth: 233.5°
HR2954 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2954

The image below is a photograph of HR2954 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 HR2954 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2954 star
DSS2 image of HR2954. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2954 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2954 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2954 is distant 964.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

295.86 pc
964.50 ly
19 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2954

HR2954 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-1.56
B2IV
12692K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2954 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2954. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2954

SAO198237
SAO198237