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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 21.0°   Azimuth: 20.1°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2485 is a variable and multiple dwarf star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR2485 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2485 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 HR2485:


HR2485 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.0°
Azimuth: 20.1°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2485

HR2485 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2485 are provided in the following table:

06h 48m 12s
+55° 42’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2485 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2485 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2485.

Visibility of HR2485 from your location

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

HR2485 is circumpolar and transits at 01:41 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2485

The image below is a photograph of HR2485 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 HR2485 is 0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.101 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2485 star
DSS2 image of HR2485. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2485 during the next 1000 years (0.95 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.68 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR2485

HR2485 belongs to spectral class F6


HR2485 star system properties

HR2485 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 HR2485 double sysyem:

4.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2485