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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR2342

Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:21 | Tran: 13:11 | Set: 20:02
Altitude: -16.3°   Azimuth: 48.3°   Direction: North-East

HR2342 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2342 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its faintness, HR2342 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 HR2342

Finder chart HR2342 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

06h 28m 18s
+10° 18’ 14”
201.14°
-0.38°
Monoceros
Image of HR2342 star
DSS2 image of HR2342. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2342 during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2342

6.15
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.73
K2III
4409K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2342 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2342. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

76.39 pc
249.05 ly
-20 km/s
0.026 arcsec/year
-0.039 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2342

SAO95718
SAO95718

Visibility of HR2342 from your location

Today's HR2342 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.7°
Max altitude: 48.8°
Azimuth: 280.3°