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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR2234

Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:36 | Tran: 11:10 | Set: 16:43
Alt: 8.18°   Az: 108.66°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2234 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2234 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its faintness, HR2234 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.

Image of HR2234 star
DSS2 image of HR2234. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2234 during the next 10000 years (4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 16m 42s
-04° 55’ 29”
19h 18m 56s
01h 35m 39s

J2000

06h 15m 29s
-04° 54’ 55”

Galactic Coordinates

213.24°
-10.23°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2234 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2234.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.99
Sub-giant

1.87
A5IV
9125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2234 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2234. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR2234 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2234 double sysyem:

5.99
10.19
4.2
4.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2234 is distant 216.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

66.53
216.90
31 km/s
0.025 arcsec/y
-0.045"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO133027
SAO133027

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2234 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.9°
Max altitude: 33.6°
Azimuth: 265.1°