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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:41 | Tran: 12:05 | Set: 19:28
Altitude: 41.8°   Azimuth: 238.6°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2340 is a star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2340 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its faintness, HR2340 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2340

Finder chart HR2340 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR2340



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

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

Alternative designations of HR2340


Visibility of HR2340 from your location

Today's HR2340 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.8°
Max altitude: 54.8°
Azimuth: 286.2°