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HR2575

HR2575 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2575 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2575 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 HR2575:

6.52
Bright giant
HR2575 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2575

HR2575 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 HR2575 are provided in the following table:

06h 52m 39s
-42° 30’ 15”
252.22°
-17.73°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2575 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2575 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2575.

Visibility of HR2575 from your location

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

HR2575 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2575

The image below is a photograph of HR2575 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 HR2575 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2575 star
DSS2 image of HR2575. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2575 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2575 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2575 is distant 372.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

114.29 pc
372.57 ly
41 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2575

HR2575 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

1.23
F5II
6776K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2575 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2575. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2575

SAO218272
SAO218272