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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2522

HR2522 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2522 visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2522 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 HR2522:

5.39
Main-sequence
HR2522 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2522

HR2522 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 HR2522 are provided in the following table:

06h 48m 57s
-15° 08’ 40”
226.21°
-7.38°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2522 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2522 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2522.

Visibility of HR2522 from your location

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

Today's HR2522 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.1°
Max altitude: 23.4°
Azimuth: 254.9°
HR2522 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2522

The image below is a photograph of HR2522 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 HR2522 is 0.002 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.

Image of HR2522 star
DSS2 image of HR2522. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2522 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2522 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2522 is distant 607.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

186.22 pc
607.08 ly
23 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2522

HR2522 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.96
B6V
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2522 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2522. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2522 star system properties

HR2522 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2522 double sysyem:

5.39
8.09
2.7
0.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2522

SAO151962
SAO151962