HR2311 is a giant star in the constellation of Canis Major.
HR2311 visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2311 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 HR2311:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2311
HR2311 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 HR2311 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2311 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2311 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2311 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 HR2311
The image below is a photograph of HR2311 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 HR2311 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2311 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2311 is distant 696.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2311
HR2311 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2311 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.