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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:01 | Tran: 11:40 | Set: 15:18
Alt: -34.69°   Az: 86.70°   Direction: East

HR2578 is a star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2578 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its faintness, HR2578 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR2578 star
DSS2 image of HR2578. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2578 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 54m 56s
-24° 34’ 16”
16h 18m 01s
23h 12m 57s


06h 53m 55s
-24° 32’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2578 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2578.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2578 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2578. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2578 is distant 471.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

27 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2578 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.6°
Max altitude: 13.9°
Azimuth: 245.4°