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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -30.55°   Az: 135.52°   Direction: South-East

HR2523 is a bright giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Carina.

HR2523 visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its faintness, HR2523 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.

HR2523 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR2523 star
DSS2 image of HR2523. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2523 during the next 1000 years (-0.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.62 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 47m 28s
-51° 17’ 37”
19h 00m 54s
01h 48m 22s


06h 46m 52s
-51° 15’ 56”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2523 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2523.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

Bright giant


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2523 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2523. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

277.78 pc
905.56 ly
-5 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/y
-0.097 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR2523 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK