HR2342 is a giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2342 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2342 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 HR2342:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2342
HR2342 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 HR2342 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2342 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2342 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2342
The image below is a photograph of HR2342 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 HR2342 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2342 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2342 is distant 249.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2342
HR2342 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2342 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.