HR2303 is a star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2303 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2303 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2303:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2303
HR2303 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 HR2303 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2303 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2303 from your location
Today's HR2303 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2303
The image below is a photograph of HR2303 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2303 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2303 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2303 is distant 1,574.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2303
HR2303 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2303 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.