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north SunriseRise: 7:40  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
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Altitude: -19.4°   Azimuth: 104.6°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2528 is a multiple star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2528 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2528 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 HR2528:


HR2528 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -19.4°
Azimuth: 104.6°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2528

HR2528 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2528 are provided in the following table:

06h 49m 44s
-24° 04’ 32”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2528 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2528 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2528.

Visibility of HR2528 from your location

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

Today's HR2528 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.1°
Max altitude: 14.4°
Azimuth: 245.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2528

The image below is a photograph of HR2528 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 HR2528 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2528 star
DSS2 image of HR2528. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2528 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2528 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2528 is distant 584.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

179.21 pc
584.23 ly
-2 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2528

HR2528 belongs to spectral class A1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2528 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2528. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2528 star system properties

HR2528 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 HR2528 double sysyem:

1.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2528