HR2517 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2517 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2517 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 HR2517:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2517
HR2517 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2517 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2517 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2517 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2517
The image below is a photograph of HR2517 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 HR2517 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2517 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2517 is distant 1,975.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2517
HR2517 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2517 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.