HR2512 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Gemini.
HR2512 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2512 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 HR2512:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2512
HR2512 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2512 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2512 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2512 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2512
The image below is a photograph of HR2512 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 HR2512 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2512 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2512 is distant 306.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2512
HR2512 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2512 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.