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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:49  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:50 south
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Altitude: -55.8°   Azimuth: 23.7°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2565 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2565 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2565 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 HR2565:


HR2565 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -55.8°
Azimuth: 23.7°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2565

HR2565 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2565 are provided in the following table:

06h 53m 18s
-19° 01’ 58”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2565 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2565 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2565.

Visibility of HR2565 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 HR2565 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: 109.0°
Max altitude: 19.5°
Azimuth: 251.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2565

The image below is a photograph of HR2565 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 HR2565 is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2565 star
DSS2 image of HR2565. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2565 during the next 10000 years (-8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2565 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2565 is distant 329.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

101.01 pc
329.29 ly
30 km/s
-0.049 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2565

HR2565 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2565 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2565. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2565