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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2607

HR2607 is a double dwarf star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2607 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2607 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 HR2607:

5.46
Dwarf
HR2607 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2607

HR2607 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 HR2607 are provided in the following table:

06h 57m 33s
-24° 37’ 50”
235.73°
-9.7°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2607 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2607 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2607.

Visibility of HR2607 from your location

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

Today's HR2607 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.6°
Max altitude: 13.9°
Azimuth: 245.4°
HR2607 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2607

The image below is a photograph of HR2607 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 HR2607 is -0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.106 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2607 star
DSS2 image of HR2607. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2607 during the next 1000 years (-0.97 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.77 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2607 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2607 is distant 125.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

38.55 pc
125.67 ly
20 km/s
-0.058 arcsec/year
0.106 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2607

HR2607 belongs to spectral class F0

2.53
F0
7101K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2607 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2607. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2607 star system properties

HR2607 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2607 double sysyem:

5.46
6.76
1.3
1.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2607

SAO172644
SAO172644