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HR2348 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2348 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2348 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 HR2348:

HR2348 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2348

HR2348 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 HR2348 are provided in the following table:

06h 25m 43s
-48° 10’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2348 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2348 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2348.

Visibility of HR2348 from your location

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

HR2348 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2348

The image below is a photograph of HR2348 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 HR2348 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2348 star
DSS2 image of HR2348. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2348 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2348 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2348 is distant 674.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

207.04 pc
674.95 ly
6 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2348

HR2348 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2348 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2348. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2348 star system properties

HR2348 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2348 double sysyem:

1.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2348