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HR2570

HR2570 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2570 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2570 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 HR2570:

6.41
Main-sequence
HR2570 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2570

HR2570 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 HR2570 are provided in the following table:

06h 54m 08s
-05° 51’ 09”
218.45°
-2.07°
Monoceros

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2570 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2570 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2570.

Visibility of HR2570 from your location

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

Today's HR2570 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.9°
Max altitude: 32.7°
Azimuth: 264.1°
HR2570 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2570

The image below is a photograph of HR2570 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 HR2570 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2570 star
DSS2 image of HR2570. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2570 during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2570 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2570 is distant 562.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

172.41 pc
562.07 ly
17 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2570

HR2570 belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.23
A6V
8403K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2570 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2570. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2570 star system properties

HR2570 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2570 double sysyem:

6.41
6.51
0.1
1.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2570

SAO133855
SAO133855