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HR2339

HR2339 is a double star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2339 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2339 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 HR2339:

6.47
HR2339 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 6°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2339

HR2339 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2339 are provided in the following table:

06h 28m 56s
+26° 58’ 04”
186.37°
7.41°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2339 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2339 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2339.

Visibility of HR2339 from your location

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

Today's HR2339 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.0°
Max altitude: 65.5°
Azimuth: 297.0°
HR2339 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2339

The image below is a photograph of HR2339 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 HR2339 is 0.116 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2339 star
DSS2 image of HR2339. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2339 during the next 1000 years (1.93 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.12 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2339 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2339 is distant 149.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 70 kilometers per second.

45.83 pc
149.40 ly
-70 km/s
0.116 arcsec/year
-0.067 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2339

HR2339 belongs to spectral class F5

3.16
F5
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2339 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2339. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2339 star system properties

HR2339 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2339 double sysyem:

6.47
7.37
0.9
0 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2339

SAO78417
SAO78417