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HR2548

HR2548 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2548 visual magnitude is 5.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2548 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 HR2548:

5.14
Main-sequence
HR2548 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2548

HR2548 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 HR2548 are provided in the following table:

06h 49m 54s
-46° 36’ 52”
256.12°
-19.6°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2548 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2548 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2548.

Visibility of HR2548 from your location

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

HR2548 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2548

The image below is a photograph of HR2548 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 HR2548 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.37 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2548 star
DSS2 image of HR2548. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2548 during the next 1000 years (0.07 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2548 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2548 is distant 82.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

25.21 pc
82.20 ly
20 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.37 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2548

HR2548 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.13
F5V
6625K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2548 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2548. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2548

SAO218235
SAO218235
Gl 249.1