HR2581 is a double giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR2581 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2581 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 HR2581:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2581
HR2581 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2581 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2581 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2581 from your location
HR2581 is circumpolar and transits at 02:18 UTC (altitude: 70.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2581
The image below is a photograph of HR2581 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 HR2581 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2581 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2581 is distant 456.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2581
HR2581 belongs to spectral class K4
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2581 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2581 star system properties
HR2581 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2581 double sysyem: