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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2587

HR2587 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2587 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2587 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 HR2587:

6.57
Supergiant
HR2587 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2587

HR2587 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 HR2587 are provided in the following table:

06h 52m 46s
-54° 05’ 24”
263.86°
-21.48°
Carina

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2587 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2587 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2587.

Visibility of HR2587 from your location

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

HR2587 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2587

The image below is a photograph of HR2587 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 HR2587 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2587 star
DSS2 image of HR2587. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2587 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2587 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2587 is distant 1,381.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

423.73 pc
1,381.36 ly
14 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2587

HR2587 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-1.57
G5I
4559K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2587 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2587. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2587

SAO234762
SAO234762