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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR2304

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:31 | Tran: 13:40 | Set: 21:49
Altitude: -2.9°   Azimuth: 45.6°   Direction: North-East

HR2304 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2304 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its faintness, HR2304 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 HR2304

Finder chart HR2304 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2304.

HR2304 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 HR2304 are provided in the following table:

06h 25m 32s
+23° 19’ 36”
189.28°
5.07°
Gemini
Image of HR2304 star
DSS2 image of HR2304. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2304 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2304

6.06
Main-sequence

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

-0.18
A2V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2304 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2304. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2304 star system properties

HR2304 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2304 double sysyem:

6.06
6.46
0.4
0.1 arcsec

Distance of HR2304 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2304 is distant 578.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

177.30 pc
578.01 ly
-27 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2304

SAO78349
SAO78349

Visibility of HR2304 from your location

Today's HR2304 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.7°
Max altitude: 61.8°
Azimuth: 293.3°