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HR2586

HR2586 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2586 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2586 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 HR2586:

5.89
Giant
HR2586 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 71°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2586

HR2586 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2586 are provided in the following table:

06h 57m 00s
+33° 40’ 51”
182.72°
15.72°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2586 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2586 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2586.

Visibility of HR2586 from your location

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

Today's HR2586 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.3°
Max altitude: 72.2°
Azimuth: 303.7°
HR2586 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2586

The image below is a photograph of HR2586 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 HR2586 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2586 star
DSS2 image of HR2586. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2586 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2586 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2586 is distant 384.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

118.06 pc
384.89 ly
-10 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2586

HR2586 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.53
G5III
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2586 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2586. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2586

SAO59631
SAO59631