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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:41 south
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Altitude: 16.8°   Azimuth: 323.5°   Direction: North-West

HR2532 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2532 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2532 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 HR2532:


HR2532 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.8°
Azimuth: 323.5°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2532

HR2532 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2532 are provided in the following table:

06h 53m 07s
+44° 50’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2532 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2532 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2532.

Visibility of HR2532 from your location

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

HR2532 is circumpolar and transits at 06:22 UTC (altitude: 83.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2532

The image below is a photograph of HR2532 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 HR2532 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.081 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2532 star
DSS2 image of HR2532. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2532 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2532 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2532 is distant 359.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

110.13 pc
359.03 ly
6 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.081 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2532

HR2532 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2532 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2532. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2532