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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:32
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Altitude: -8.7°   Azimuth: 236.3°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2537 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2537 visual magnitude is 7.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2537 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2537 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2537 star
DSS2 image of HR2537. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2537 during the next 100000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2537


HR2537 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.7°
Azimuth: 236.3°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2537

HR2537 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2537 are provided in the following table:

06h 50m 05s
-27° 20’ 02”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2537 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2537 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2537.

Visibility of HR2537 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 HR2537 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: 117.3°
Max altitude: 11.2°
Azimuth: 242.7°

Distance of HR2537 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2537 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
33 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2537

HR2537 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2537 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2537. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2537