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HR2625 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2625 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2625 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 HR2625:

HR2625 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2625

HR2625 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 HR2625 are provided in the following table:

07h 00m 08s
-20° 09’ 32”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2625 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2625 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2625.

Visibility of HR2625 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 HR2625 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: 110.2°
Max altitude: 18.4°
Azimuth: 249.8°
HR2625 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2625

The image below is a photograph of HR2625 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 HR2625 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2625 star
DSS2 image of HR2625. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2625 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2625 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2625 is distant 1,194.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

366.30 pc
1,194.14 ly
32 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2625

HR2625 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2625 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2625. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2625