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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR2552

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:07 | Tran: 11:39 | Set: 17:10
Alt: 0.41°   Az: 260.87°   Direction: West

HR2552 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2552 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, HR2552 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR2552 star
DSS2 image of HR2552. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2552 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 53m 35s
-05° 20’ 50”
05h 30m 17s
12h 23m 53s

J2000

06h 52m 22s
-05° 18’ 57”

Galactic Coordinates

217.77°
-2.21°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2552 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2552.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.3
Hypergiant

0.48
K0
4767K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2552 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2552. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2552 is distant 476.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

146.20
476.61
31 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/y
-0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO133807
SAO133807

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2552 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.3°
Max altitude: 33.2°
Azimuth: 264.7°