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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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HR2500

Altitude: -20.5°   Azimuth: 115.6°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2500 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2500 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2500 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 HR2500 is -0.22 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.32 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2500 star
DSS2 image of HR2500. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2500 during the next 1000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2500

5.92
Main-sequence

HR2500 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -20.5°
Azimuth: 115.6°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2500

HR2500 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 HR2500 are provided in the following table:

06h 45m 22s
-31° 47’ 36”
241.29°
-15.08°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2500 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2500 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2500.

Visibility of HR2500 from your location

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

Today's HR2500 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.8°
Max altitude: 6.7°
Azimuth: 238.2°

Distance of HR2500 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2500 is distant 79.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

24.27 pc
79.13 ly
32 km/s
-0.22 arcsec/year
-0.32 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2500

HR2500 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.99
F6V
6481K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2500 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2500. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2500

SAO197171
SAO197171
Gl 245.1