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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2567

HR2567 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2567 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2567 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 HR2567:

6.4
Giant
HR2567 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2567

HR2567 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2567 are provided in the following table:

06h 53m 00s
-26° 57’ 26”
237.43°
-11.61°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2567 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2567 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2567.

Visibility of HR2567 from your location

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

Today's HR2567 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.0°
Max altitude: 11.6°
Azimuth: 243.0°
HR2567 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2567

The image below is a photograph of HR2567 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 HR2567 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2567 star
DSS2 image of HR2567. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2567 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2567 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2567 is distant 829.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

254.45 pc
829.52 ly
-13 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.061 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2567

HR2567 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.63
M4III
3749K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2567 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2567. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2567 star system properties

HR2567 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2567 double sysyem:

6.4
13.9
7.5
11.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2567

SAO172504
SAO172504