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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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HR2346

Altitude: 42.8°   Azimuth: 351.5°   Direction: North

HR2346 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR2346 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2346 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 HR2346:

6.54
Main-sequence

HR2346 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 42.8°
Azimuth: 351.5°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2346

HR2346 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2346 are provided in the following table:

06h 40m 16s
+79° 35’ 57”
134.52°
26.15°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2346 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2346 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2346.

Visibility of HR2346 from your location

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

HR2346 is circumpolar and transits at 02:09 UTC (altitude: 61.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2346

The image below is a photograph of HR2346 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 HR2346 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2346 star
DSS2 image of HR2346. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2346 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2346 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2346 is distant 373.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

114.55 pc
373.42 ly
-7 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2346

HR2346 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.25
A1V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2346 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2346. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2346

SAO5911
SAO5911