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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: -62.4°   Azimuth: 291.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2994 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2994 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2994 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2994 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2994 star
DSS2 image of HR2994. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2994 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2994


HR2994 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -62.4°
Azimuth: 291.3°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2994

HR2994 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 HR2994 are provided in the following table:

07h 43m 11s
-36° 03’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2994 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2994 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2994.

Visibility of HR2994 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 HR2994 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: 126.1°
Max altitude: 2.5°
Azimuth: 233.9°

Distance of HR2994 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2994 is distant 598.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

183.49 pc
598.17 ly
-1 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2994

HR2994 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2994 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2994. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2994