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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:33 | Tran: 12:20 | Set: 13:06
Altitude: -42.8°   Azimuth: 259.5°   Direction: West

HR2518 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2518 visual magnitude is 5.26. Because of its faintness, HR2518 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR2518 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR2518 star
DSS2 image of HR2518. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2518 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

06h 48m 11s
-37° 57’ 28”
07h 34m 24s

J2000 Coordinates

06h 47m 21s
-37° 55’ 46”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2518 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2518.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2518 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2518. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

65.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

101.52 pc
330.96 ly
47 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y
-0.015 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2518 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.9°
Max altitude: 0.6°
Azimuth: 232.1°