HR2531 is a giant star in the constellation of Volans.
HR2531 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2531 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 HR2531:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2531
HR2531 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 HR2531 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2531 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2531 from your location
HR2531 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2531
The image below is a photograph of HR2531 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 HR2531 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2531 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2531 is distant 420.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2531
HR2531 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2531 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.