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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

HR2284

Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:42 | Tran: 13:40 | Set: 18:37
Altitude: -34.9°   Azimuth: 298.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2284 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2284 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its faintness, HR2284 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2284

Finder chart HR2284 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2284.

HR2284 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 HR2284 are provided in the following table:

06h 21m 24s
-11° 46’ 23”
220.17°
-11.94°
Canis Major
Image of HR2284 star
DSS2 image of HR2284. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2284 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2284

5.64
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.91
B1V
10382K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2284 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2284. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2284 star system properties

HR2284 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 HR2284 double sysyem:

5.64
9.84
4.2
4.2 arcsec

Distance of HR2284 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2284 is distant 1,671.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

512.82 pc
1,671.79 ly
16 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2284

SAO151401
SAO151401

Visibility of HR2284 from your location

Today's HR2284 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.8°
Max altitude: 26.7°
Azimuth: 258.2°