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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:31 | Tran: 12:11 | Set: 16:52
Alt: -40.86°   Az: 302.92°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2498 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2498 visual magnitude is 5.32. Because of its faintness, HR2498 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR2498 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR2498 star
DSS2 image of HR2498. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2498 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 47m 06s
-14° 49’ 25”
09h 15m 46s
16h 02m 52s


06h 45m 59s
-14° 47’ 45”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2498 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2498.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2498 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2498. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2498 is distant 398.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

122.10 pc
398.05 ly
-19 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/y
-0.017 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2498 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.8°
Max altitude: 23.7°
Azimuth: 255.2°