HR2523 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Carina.
HR2523 visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2523 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 HR2523:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2523
HR2523 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 HR2523 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2523 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2523 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2523
The image below is a photograph of HR2523 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 HR2523 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.097 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2523 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2523 is distant 905.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2523
HR2523 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2523 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.