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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:06 south
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HR2535 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2535 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2535 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 HR2535:

HR2535 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 18°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2535

HR2535 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 HR2535 are provided in the following table:

06h 50m 21s
-17° 05’ 02”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2535 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2535 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2535.

Visibility of HR2535 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 HR2535 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: 107.1°
Max altitude: 21.4°
Azimuth: 252.9°
HR2535 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2535

The image below is a photograph of HR2535 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 HR2535 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2535 star
DSS2 image of HR2535. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2535 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2535 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2535 is distant 1,552.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

476.19 pc
1,552.38 ly
23 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2535

HR2535 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2535 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2535. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2535