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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
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Altitude: -6.5°   Azimuth: 84.2°   Direction: East

HR2324 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2324 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2324 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 HR2324:


HR2324 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.5°
Azimuth: 84.2°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2324

HR2324 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 HR2324 are provided in the following table:

06h 26m 39s
-01° 30’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2324 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2324 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2324.

Visibility of HR2324 from your location

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

Today's HR2324 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.5°
Max altitude: 37.0°
Azimuth: 268.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2324

The image below is a photograph of HR2324 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 HR2324 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2324 star
DSS2 image of HR2324. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2324 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2324 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2324 is distant 228.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

70.13 pc
228.61 ly
10 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2324

HR2324 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2324 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2324. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2324