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HR2337

Altitude: -25.2°   Azimuth: 182.7°   Direction: South

HR2337 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR2337 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2337 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 HR2337:

6.27
Giant

HR2337 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -25.2°
Azimuth: 182.7°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2337

HR2337 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 HR2337 are provided in the following table:

06h 23m 01s
-63° 40’ 59”
273.28°
-27.23°
Pictor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2337 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2337 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2337.

Visibility of HR2337 from your location

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

HR2337 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2337

The image below is a photograph of HR2337 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 HR2337 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2337 star
DSS2 image of HR2337. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2337 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2337 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2337 is distant 1,068.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

327.87 pc
1,068.85 ly
-14 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2337

HR2337 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.31
M1III
3649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2337 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2337. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2337

SAO249531
SAO249531