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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:13 | Tran: 13:24 | Set: 19:35
Altitude: 7.6°   Azimuth: 95.3°   Direction: East

HR2355 is a double giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2355 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its faintness, HR2355 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 HR2355

Finder chart HR2355 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2355.

HR2355 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 HR2355 are provided in the following table:

06h 29m 14s
+02° 38’ 45”
Image of HR2355 star
DSS2 image of HR2355. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2355 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2355



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2355 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2355. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2355 star system properties

HR2355 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2355 double sysyem:

19.3 arcsec

Distance of HR2355 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2355 is distant 851.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

261.10 pc
851.17 ly
9 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.04 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2355


Visibility of HR2355 from your location

Today's HR2355 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.4°
Max altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 272.6°