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HR2531

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:

6.37
Giant
HR2531 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

06h 43m 36s
-73° 07’ 05”
284.02°
-26.43°
Volans

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2531 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2531 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2531.

Visibility of HR2531 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR2531 star
DSS2 image of HR2531. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2531 during the next 1000 years (0.20 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.55 arcmin in declination);

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.

128.87 pc
420.10 ly
16 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.093 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2531

HR2531 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.82
G8III
4841K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2531 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2531. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2531

SAO256330
SAO256330