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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:57 | Tran: 12:09 | Set: 17:21
Alt: 26.68°   Az: 155.95°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2508 is a variable supergiant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2508 visual magnitude is 5.07. Because of its faintness, HR2508 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.

HR2508 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 HR2508 star
DSS2 image of HR2508. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2508 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 48m 47s
-09° 01’ 36”
22h 33m 27s
05h 22m 14s


06h 47m 37s
-08° 59’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2508 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2508.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2508 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2508. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2508 is distant 1,309.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

401.61 pc
1,309.24 ly
24 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/y
0.005 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2508 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.0°
Max altitude: 29.5°
Azimuth: 261.0°