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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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HR2545

Altitude: -28.7°   Azimuth: 105.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2545 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2545 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2545 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 HR2545 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2545 star
DSS2 image of HR2545. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2545 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2545

5.7
Main-sequence

HR2545 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -28.7°
Azimuth: 105.9°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2545

HR2545 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 HR2545 are provided in the following table:

06h 50m 23s
-31° 42’ 21”
241.64°
-14.07°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2545 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2545 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2545.

Visibility of HR2545 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 HR2545 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: 121.7°
Max altitude: 6.8°
Azimuth: 238.3°

Distance of HR2545 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2545 is distant 718.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

220.26 pc
718.06 ly
20 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2545

HR2545 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.01
B6V
8658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2545 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2545. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2545 star system properties

HR2545 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2545 double sysyem:

5.7
7.8
2.1
42.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2545

SAO197263
SAO197263