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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -82.5°   Azimuth: 240.2°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2524 is a double giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Carina.

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2524

Finder chart HR2524 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR2524


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

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

Alternative designations of HR2524


Visibility of HR2524 from your location

HR2524 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK