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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:00  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:34 south
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Altitude: 20.3°   Azimuth: 270.8°   Direction: West

HR2340 is a star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2340 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2340 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 HR2340:


HR2340 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.3°
Azimuth: 270.8°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2340

HR2340 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 HR2340 are provided in the following table:

06h 28m 27s
+16° 14’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2340 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2340 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2340.

Visibility of HR2340 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 HR2340 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: 73.8°
Max altitude: 54.8°
Azimuth: 286.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2340

The image below is a photograph of HR2340 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 HR2340 is -0.095 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2340 star
DSS2 image of HR2340. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2340 during the next 1000 years (-1.58 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.78 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2340 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2340 is distant 210.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

64.56 pc
210.46 ly
41 km/s
-0.095 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2340

HR2340 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2340 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2340. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2340