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HR2505 is a double giant star in the constellation of Volans.

HR2505 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2505 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 HR2505:

HR2505 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2505

HR2505 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2505 are provided in the following table:

06h 40m 57s
-71° 46’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2505 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2505 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2505.

Visibility of HR2505 from your location

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

HR2505 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2505

The image below is a photograph of HR2505 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 HR2505 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2505 star
DSS2 image of HR2505. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2505 during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2505 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2505 is distant 432.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

132.80 pc
432.93 ly
21 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.051 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2505

HR2505 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2505 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2505. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2505 star system properties

HR2505 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 HR2505 double sysyem:

10.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2505