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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:52 | Tran: 15:04 | Set: 22:16
Altitude: -18.1°   Azimuth: 34.4°   Direction: North-East

HR2967 is a variable bright giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2967 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, HR2967 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 HR2967

Finder chart HR2967 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2967.

HR2967 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 HR2967 are provided in the following table:

07h 42m 03s
+14° 12’ 29”
Image of HR2967 star
DSS2 image of HR2967. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2967 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2967

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2967 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2967. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2967 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2967 is distant 1,021.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

313.48 pc
1,021.94 ly
-16 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2967


Visibility of HR2967 from your location

Today's HR2967 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.8°
Max altitude: 52.7°
Azimuth: 284.2°