HR2518 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2518 visual magnitude is 5.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2518 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 HR2518:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2518
HR2518 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 HR2518 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2518 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2518 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2518 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2518
The image below is a photograph of HR2518 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 HR2518 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2518 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2518 is distant 330.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2518
HR2518 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2518 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2518 star system properties
HR2518 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2518 double sysyem: