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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:33 | Tran: 11:58 | Set: 16:23
Alt: 15.69°   Az: 211.36°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2359 is a star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2359 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its faintness, HR2359 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.

HR2359 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR2359 star
DSS2 image of HR2359. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2359 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 29m 42s
-17° 29’ 00”
02h 06m 45s


06h 28m 37s
-17° 27’ 57”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2359 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2359.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2359 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2359. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2359 is distant 423.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

130.04 pc
423.93 ly
18 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y
0.004 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2359 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 107.5°
Max altitude: 21.0°
Azimuth: 252.5°