HR2546 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Puppis.
HR2546 visual magnitude is 6.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2546 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 HR2546:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2546
HR2546 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 HR2546 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2546 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2546 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2546 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2546
The image below is a photograph of HR2546 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 HR2546 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2546 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2546 is distant 737.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2546
HR2546 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2546 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2546 star system properties
HR2546 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2546 double sysyem: