HR 2922 (HIP 36917)

HR 2922 is a blue subgiant star in the constellation Puppis. At 224 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 4.65. HR 2922 is the primary component of a multiple-star system. It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 20.4 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 24,000 and 33,400 light years from the center of the Galaxy.

Sky position: RA 7h 35.4m, Dec -28 22.2'

Common designations: p Puppis, HIP 36917, HD 60863, HR 2922

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Brightest stars in Puppis:
(list all)

22

|    4.47

)   V Puppis

23

|    4.49

)   I Puppis

24

|    4.49

)   b Puppis

25

|    4.53

)   f Puppis

26

|    4.61

)   HR 3131

27

|    4.63

)   1 Puppis

28

|    4.63

)   HR 3089

29

|    4.65

)   v1 Puppis

30

|    4.65

)   HR 2881

31

|    4.65

)   HR 2922

32

|    4.69

)   m Puppis

33

|    4.69

)   Q Puppis

34

|    4.72

)   19 Puppis

35

|    4.73

)   HR 3226

36

|    4.75

)   HR 2762

37

|    4.76

)   chi Puppis

38

|    4.78

)   r Puppis

Location of HR 2922 circled
Map detail from Stars of the Northern Hemisphere
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Galactic Orbit of HR 2922

(compared to the Sun)

Eccentricity: 16.4% vs. 16.0%

Angle φ : 19.1 vs. 26.0

Semi-major axis : 8,817 pc vs. 8,686 pc

Semi-minor axis: 8,698 pc vs. 8,574 pc

Focus-to-center: 1,443 pc vs. 1,388 pc

Semilatus rectum : 8,581 pc vs. 8,464 pc

Perigalacticon: 7,374 pc vs. 7,297 pc

Apogalacticon: 10,260 pc vs. 10,074 pc
 


Some Tabulated XHIP Data for HR 2922
(see also: SIMBAD)

Astrometry
2007A&A...474..653V
  Position Proper Motion
Right Ascension: 113.84557180 0.43 mas -59.70 1.00 mas/yr.
Declination: -28.36927798 0.52 mas -16.20 1.10 mas/yr.
     
Galactic Longitude: 242.96368638 -14.64 mas/yr.
Galactic Latitude: -3.86611312 -60.10 mas/yr.

Parallax: 14.50 0.62 mas


Spectrography

Spectral Type: B7.5IV-Vn 1994AJ....107.1556G.

Radial Velocity: 3.30 7.40 km/s [B rating] 2007AN....328..889K.

Iron Abundance [Fe/H]: n/a
 



Photometry
 
band magnitude Abs. Mag.
U
B 4.54 0.35
V 4.65 0.46
R
I 4.75 0.56
J 4.98 0.79
H 4.95 0.76
K 4.91 0.72

  B-V: -0.11       V-I: -0.10


Derivations

Heliocentric distance: 68.81 pc (4.3% margin of error)

Galactocentric distance: 7,431 pc

Transverse velocity: 20.2 km/s

3D heliocentric position and motion:

toward:   

Galactic center Galactic rotation North Galactic Pole
Position ( X, Y, Z) -31.2 pc -61.2 pc -4.6 pc
Velocity (U, V, W) -5.2 km/s 0.4 km/s -19.8 km/s

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