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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -9.8°   Azimuth: 213.3°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2323 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2323 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2323 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 HR2323:


HR2323 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.8°
Azimuth: 213.3°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2323

HR2323 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 HR2323 are provided in the following table:

06h 24m 44s
-40° 17’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2323 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2323 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2323.

Visibility of HR2323 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR2323 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2323

The image below is a photograph of HR2323 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 HR2323 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2323 star
DSS2 image of HR2323. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2323 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2323 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2323 is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

160.26 pc
522.44 ly
23 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2323

HR2323 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2323 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2323. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2323