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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:48 | Tran: 13:20 | Set: 16:51
Altitude: 11.4°   Azimuth: 196.3°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2992 is a double star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2992 visual magnitude is 6.55. Because of its faintness, HR2992 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2992

Finder chart HR2992 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2992.

HR2992 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 HR2992 are provided in the following table:

07h 43m 39s
-25° 30’ 14”
Image of HR2992 star
DSS2 image of HR2992. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2992 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2992



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2992 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2992. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2992 star system properties

HR2992 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2992 double sysyem:

5.3 arcsec

Distance of HR2992 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2992 is distant 16,300.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

5,000.00 pc
16,300.00 ly
23 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2992


Visibility of HR2992 from your location

Today's HR2992 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.5°
Max altitude: 13.0°
Azimuth: 244.5°