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HR2507 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2507 visual magnitude is 6.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2507 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 HR2507:

HR2507 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2507

HR2507 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 HR2507 are provided in the following table:

06h 46m 03s
-39° 32’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2507 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2507 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2507.

Visibility of HR2507 from your location

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

HR2507 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2507

The image below is a photograph of HR2507 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 HR2507 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2507 star
DSS2 image of HR2507. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2507 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2507 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2507 is distant 1,330.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

408.16 pc
1,330.61 ly
16 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2507

HR2507 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2507 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2507. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2507