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HR2513 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2513 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2513 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 HR2513:

HR2513 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2513

HR2513 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 HR2513 are provided in the following table:

06h 45m 26s
-52° 12’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2513 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2513 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2513.

Visibility of HR2513 from your location

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

HR2513 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2513

The image below is a photograph of HR2513 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 HR2513 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2513 star
DSS2 image of HR2513. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2513 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2513 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2513 is distant 2,187.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

671.14 pc
2,187.92 ly
17 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2513

HR2513 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2513 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2513. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2513