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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:43  
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Altitude: -67.6°   Azimuth: 255.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2652 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2652 visual magnitude is 5.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2652 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 HR2652:


HR2652 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -67.6°
Azimuth: 255.8°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2652

HR2652 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2652 are provided in the following table:

07h 00m 51s
-51° 24’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2652 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2652 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2652.

Visibility of HR2652 from your location

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

HR2652 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2652

The image below is a photograph of HR2652 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 HR2652 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2652 star
DSS2 image of HR2652. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2652 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2652 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2652 is distant 617.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

189.39 pc
617.42 ly
5 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2652

HR2652 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2652 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2652. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2652