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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:53 | Tran: 13:52 | Set: 20:51
Altitude: 31.2°   Azimuth: 111.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2597 is a supergiant star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2597 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its faintness, HR2597 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2597

Finder chart HR2597 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2597.

HR2597 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2597 are provided in the following table:

06h 57m 25s
+11° 54’ 27”
Image of HR2597 star
DSS2 image of HR2597. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2597 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2597


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2597 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2597. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2597 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2597 is distant 6,520.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

2,000.00 pc
6,520.00 ly
9 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2597


Visibility of HR2597 from your location

Today's HR2597 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.1°
Max altitude: 50.4°
Azimuth: 281.9°