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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:06 | Tran: 12:22 | Set: 17:39
Alt: -43.18°   Az: 329.80°   Direction: North-North-West

HR2599 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2599 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its faintness, HR2599 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.

HR2599 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR2599 star
DSS2 image of HR2599. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2599 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 58m 10s
-08° 12’ 46”
10h 32m 59s
17h 31m 10s


06h 57m 00s
-08° 10’ 44”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2599 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2599.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2599 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2599. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2599 is distant 913.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

280.11 pc
913.17 ly
-5 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y
0.002 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2599 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 98.2°
Max altitude: 30.3°
Azimuth: 261.8°