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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:43 south
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Altitude: -0.8°   Azimuth: 294.3°   Direction: West-North-West

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

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

Bright giant

HR2967 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.8°
Azimuth: 294.3°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2967 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2967 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2967.

Visibility of HR2967 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 HR2967 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: 75.8°
Max altitude: 52.7°
Azimuth: 284.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2967

The image below is a photograph of HR2967 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 HR2967 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR2967

HR2967 belongs to spectral class M3 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

Alternative designations of HR2967