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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:19 | Tran: 14:35 | Set: 19:52
Altitude: 2.3°   Azimuth: 106.3°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2958 is a sub-giant star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2958 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its faintness, HR2958 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2958

Finder chart HR2958 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2958.

HR2958 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 HR2958 are provided in the following table:

07h 40m 35s
-08° 11’ 08”
Image of HR2958 star
DSS2 image of HR2958. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2958 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2958


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2958 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2958. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2958 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2958 is distant 310.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

95.15 pc
310.18 ly
-7 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2958


Visibility of HR2958 from your location

Today's HR2958 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 98.2°
Max altitude: 30.3°
Azimuth: 261.8°