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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:11 | Tran: 13:18 | Set: 18:26
Altitude: -8.4°   Azimuth: 95.3°   Direction: East

HR2301 is a star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2301 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its faintness, HR2301 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 HR2301

Finder chart HR2301 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2301.

HR2301 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 HR2301 are provided in the following table:

06h 23m 35s
-09° 52’ 27”
Image of HR2301 star
DSS2 image of HR2301. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2301 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2301



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2301 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2301. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2301 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2301 is distant 2,050.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

628.93 pc
2,050.31 ly
29 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2301


Visibility of HR2301 from your location

Today's HR2301 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.9°
Max altitude: 28.6°
Azimuth: 260.1°