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Altitude: 41.2°   Azimuth: 11.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2527 is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR2527 visual magnitude is 4.55. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2527 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2527:


HR2527 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 11.6°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2527

HR2527 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2527 are provided in the following table:

07h 00m 03s
+76° 58’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2527 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2527 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2527.

Visibility of HR2527 from your location

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

HR2527 is circumpolar and transits at 01:41 UTC (altitude: 64.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2527

The image below is a photograph of HR2527 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 HR2527 is 0.071 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2527 star
DSS2 image of HR2527. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2527 during the next 10000 years (11.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2527 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2527 is distant 187.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

57.37 pc
187.03 ly
-26 km/s
0.071 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2527

HR2527 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2527 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2527. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2527