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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2576

HR2576 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2576 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2576 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 HR2576:

6.04
Sub-giant
HR2576 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2576

HR2576 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 HR2576 are provided in the following table:

06h 53m 33s
-28° 32’ 22”
238.95°
-12.16°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2576 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2576 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2576.

Visibility of HR2576 from your location

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

Today's HR2576 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.5°
Max altitude: 10.0°
Azimuth: 241.5°
HR2576 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2576

The image below is a photograph of HR2576 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 HR2576 is 0.274 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.438 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2576 star
DSS2 image of HR2576. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2576 during the next 1000 years (4.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.30 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2576 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2576 is distant 84.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 72 kilometers per second.

25.79 pc
84.09 ly
72 km/s
0.274 arcsec/year
-0.438 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2576

HR2576 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

3.98
G5IV
5568K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2576 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2576. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2576

SAO172524
SAO172524