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HR2475

Altitude: -11.1°   Azimuth: 215.5°   Direction: South-West

HR2475 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2475 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2475 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 HR2475 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2475 star
DSS2 image of HR2475. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2475 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2475

6.12
Main-sequence

HR2475 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -11.1°
Azimuth: 215.5°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2475

HR2475 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 HR2475 are provided in the following table:

06h 41m 14s
-40° 20’ 58”
249.3°
-18.99°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2475 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2475 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2475.

Visibility of HR2475 from your location

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

HR2475 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2475 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2475 is distant 1,058.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

324.68 pc
1,058.44 ly
17 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2475

HR2475 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.44
B4V
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2475 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2475. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2475 star system properties

HR2475 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2475 double sysyem:

6.12
9.52
3.4
15.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2475

SAO218126
SAO218126