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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2526

HR2526 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2526 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2526 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 HR2526:

5.61
Giant
HR2526 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2526

HR2526 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2526 are provided in the following table:

06h 47m 18s
-55° 32’ 23”
265.13°
-22.65°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2526 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2526 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2526.

Visibility of HR2526 from your location

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

HR2526 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2526

The image below is a photograph of HR2526 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 HR2526 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2526 star
DSS2 image of HR2526. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2526 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2526 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2526 is distant 598.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

183.49 pc
598.17 ly
35 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2526

HR2526 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.71
K5III
3764K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2526 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2526. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2526

SAO234710
SAO234710