HR 2549 is an orange giant star in the constellation Puppis. At 811 light years away, it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 4.99. It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 30.7 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 19,500 and 24,600 light years from the center of the Galaxy. It came closest to the Sun 7.8 million years ago when it had brightened to magnitude 1.13 from a distance of 137 light years.
Sky position: RA 6h 50.9m, Dec -34° 22.2'
Common designations: HIP 32855, HD 50235, HR 2549
Stars of the Northern Hemisphere The Modern Guide to the Stars