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Altitude: -60.2°   Azimuth: 111.5°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2515 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2515 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2515 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 HR2515:


HR2515 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.2°
Azimuth: 111.5°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2515

HR2515 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 HR2515 are provided in the following table:

06h 45m 53s
-52° 24’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2515 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2515 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2515.

Visibility of HR2515 from your location

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

HR2515 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2515

The image below is a photograph of HR2515 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 HR2515 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2515 star
DSS2 image of HR2515. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2515 during the next 100000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2515 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2515 is distant 1,375.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

421.94 pc
1,375.53 ly
23 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2515

HR2515 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2515 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2515. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2515