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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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HR2308

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:37 | Tran: 11:51 | Set: 19:06
Alt: 48.36°   Az: 143.08°   Direction: South-East

HR2308 is a variable bright giant star of spectral class C5 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2308 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its faintness, HR2308 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.

HR2308 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR2308 star
DSS2 image of HR2308. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2308 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 26m 52s
+14° 42’ 22”
22h 22m 30s
04h 49m 22s

J2000

06h 25m 28s
+14° 43’ 18”

Galactic Coordinates

196.91°
1.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2308 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2308.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.24
Bright giant

-1.76
C5II
2853K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2308 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2308. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2308 is distant 1,298.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

398.41 pc
1,298.80 ly
13 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/y
-0.002 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO95659
SAO95659

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2308 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.3°
Max altitude: 53.2°
Azimuth: 284.7°