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HR2995

Altitude: -52.5°   Azimuth: 268.9°   Direction: West

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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2995:

6.89
Giant

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

Altitude: -52.5°
Azimuth: 268.9°
Direction: West

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”
252.98°
-7.54°
Puppis

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2995

The image below is a photograph of HR2995 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 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);

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.

-0.87
G6III
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2995 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of HR2995

SAO198342
SAO198342