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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR2974

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:51 | Tran: 12:27 | Set: 15:02
Alt: 2.40°   Az: 153.86°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2974 is a variable supergiant star of spectral class G2 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2974 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its faintness, HR2974 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR2974 star
DSS2 image of HR2974. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2974 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 41m 49s
-31° 43’ 09”
21h 55m 20s
05h 37m 10s

J2000

07h 40m 52s
-31° 39’ 38”

Galactic Coordinates

246.43°
-4.43°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2974 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2974.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.56
Supergiant

-4.90
G2I
4348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2974 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2974. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2974 is distant 6,392.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 68 kilometers per second.

1,960.78
6,392.16
68 km/s
0.014 arcsec/y
0.012"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO198286
SAO198286

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2974 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.7°
Max altitude: 6.8°
Azimuth: 238.3°