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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:55 south
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Altitude: 27.7°   Azimuth: 115.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2613 is a giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2613 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2613 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 HR2613:


HR2613 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 27.7°
Azimuth: 115.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2613

HR2613 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 HR2613 are provided in the following table:

06h 59m 20s
+07° 19’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2613 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2613 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2613.

Visibility of HR2613 from your location

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

Today's HR2613 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.7°
Max altitude: 45.8°
Azimuth: 277.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2613

The image below is a photograph of HR2613 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 HR2613 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2613 star
DSS2 image of HR2613. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2613 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2613 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2613 is distant 1,263.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

387.60 pc
1,263.57 ly
5 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2613

HR2613 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2613 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2613. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2613