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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:17 | Tran: 12:00 | Set: 18:43
Altitude: 38.3°   Azimuth: 227.5°   Direction: South-West

HR2300 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2300 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its faintness, HR2300 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 HR2300

Finder chart HR2300 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2300.

HR2300 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 HR2300 are provided in the following table:

06h 24m 02s
+08° 53’ 04”
Image of HR2300 star
DSS2 image of HR2300. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2300 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2300


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2300 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2300. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2300 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2300 is distant 842.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

258.40 pc
842.38 ly
3 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2300


Visibility of HR2300 from your location

Today's HR2300 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.1°
Max altitude: 47.4°
Azimuth: 278.9°