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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:12 | Tran: 12:27 | Set: 15:42
Alt: 5.62°   Az: 209.48°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2611 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2611 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its faintness, HR2611 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.

HR2611 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR2611 star
DSS2 image of HR2611. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2611 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 58m 41s
-27° 34’ 18”
02h 14m 10s


06h 57m 42s
-27° 32’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2611 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2611.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2611 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2611. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2611 is distant 1,018.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

312.50 pc
1,018.75 ly
24 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/y
0.005 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2611 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.6°
Max altitude: 10.9°
Azimuth: 242.4°