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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -86.9°   Azimuth: 243.2°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2341 is a giant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2341 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2341 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 HR2341:


HR2341 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -86.9°
Azimuth: 243.2°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2341

HR2341 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 HR2341 are provided in the following table:

06h 24m 48s
-52° 48’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2341 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2341 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2341.

Visibility of HR2341 from your location

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

HR2341 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2341

The image below is a photograph of HR2341 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 HR2341 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2341 star
DSS2 image of HR2341. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2341 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR2341

HR2341 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


Alternative designations of HR2341