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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR2307

Above the horizon.  Rise: 11:07 | Tran: 13:42 | Set: 16:16
Altitude: 6.5°   Azimuth: 174.6°   Direction: South

HR2307 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2307 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its faintness, HR2307 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 HR2307

Finder chart HR2307 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2307.

HR2307 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2307 are provided in the following table:

06h 23m 14s
-31° 47’ 23”
239.47°
-19.45°
Canis Major
Image of HR2307 star
DSS2 image of HR2307. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2307 during the next 10000 years (-9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2307

6.34
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.30
G8III
5023K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2307 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2307. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2307 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2307 is distant 332.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

101.94 pc
332.31 ly
15 km/s
-0.056 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2307

SAO196759
SAO196759

Visibility of HR2307 from your location

Today's HR2307 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.8°
Max altitude: 6.7°
Azimuth: 238.2°