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Altitude: -1.0°   Azimuth: 170.3°   Direction: South

HR2995 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2995 visual magnitude is 6.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2995 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 HR2995 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2995 star
DSS2 image of HR2995. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2995 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2995


HR2995 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -1.0°
Azimuth: 170.3°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2995

HR2995 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 HR2995 are provided in the following table:

07h 43m 06s
-38° 51’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2995 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2995 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2995.

Visibility of HR2995 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR2995 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2995 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2995 is distant 1,160.14 light years from the Sun

355.87 pc
1,160.14 ly
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2995

HR2995 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2995 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2995. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2995