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HR2345

HR2345 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR2345 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2345 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 HR2345:

5.8
Hypergiant
HR2345 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2345

HR2345 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2345 are provided in the following table:

06h 24m 13s
-60° 16’ 51”
269.52°
-26.63°
Pictor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2345 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2345 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2345.

Visibility of HR2345 from your location

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

HR2345 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2345

The image below is a photograph of HR2345 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 HR2345 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2345 star
DSS2 image of HR2345. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2345 during the next 10000 years (-6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2345 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2345 is distant 286.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

87.95 pc
286.72 ly
10 km/s
-0.041 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2345

HR2345 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

1.08
A0V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2345 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2345. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2345

SAO249535
SAO249535