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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:55 south
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Altitude: -35.3°   Azimuth: 224.2°   Direction: South-West

HR2524 is a double giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2524 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2524 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 HR2524:


HR2524 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -35.3°
Azimuth: 224.2°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2524

HR2524 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 HR2524 are provided in the following table:

06h 46m 41s
-54° 41’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2524 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2524 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2524.

Visibility of HR2524 from your location

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

HR2524 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2524

The image below is a photograph of HR2524 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 HR2524 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2524 star
DSS2 image of HR2524. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2524 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2524 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2524 is distant 414.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

127.06 pc
414.23 ly
3 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2524

HR2524 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2524 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2524. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2524 star system properties

HR2524 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2524 double sysyem:

1.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2524