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HR2353 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2353 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2353 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 HR2353:

HR2353 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2353

HR2353 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 HR2353 are provided in the following table:

06h 27m 07s
-37° 53’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2353 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2353 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2353.

Visibility of HR2353 from your location

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

Today's HR2353 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.9°
Max altitude: 0.6°
Azimuth: 232.1°
HR2353 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2353

The image below is a photograph of HR2353 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 HR2353 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2353 star
DSS2 image of HR2353. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2353 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2353 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2353 is distant 162.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

49.78 pc
162.27 ly
30 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.042 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2353

HR2353 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2353 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2353. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2353 star system properties

HR2353 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2353 double sysyem:

32.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2353