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HR2610 is a double giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2610 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2610 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 HR2610:

HR2610 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 39°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2610

HR2610 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 HR2610 are provided in the following table:

06h 58m 56s
+03° 36’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2610 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2610 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2610.

Visibility of HR2610 from your location

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

Today's HR2610 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.4°
Max altitude: 42.1°
Azimuth: 273.6°
HR2610 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2610

The image below is a photograph of HR2610 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 HR2610 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2610 star
DSS2 image of HR2610. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2610 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2610 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2610 is distant 926.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

284.09 pc
926.14 ly
17 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2610

HR2610 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2610 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2610. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2610 star system properties

HR2610 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2610 double sysyem:

3.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2610