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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -29.8°   Azimuth: 105.7°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2364 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2364 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2364 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 HR2364:


HR2364 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -29.8°
Azimuth: 105.7°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2364

HR2364 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 HR2364 are provided in the following table:

06h 28m 39s
-32° 22’ 15”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2364 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2364 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2364.

Visibility of HR2364 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 HR2364 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: 122.4°
Max altitude: 6.1°
Azimuth: 237.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2364

The image below is a photograph of HR2364 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 HR2364 is -0.003 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 HR2364 star
DSS2 image of HR2364. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2364 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2364 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2364 is distant 823.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

252.53 pc
823.23 ly
23 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2364

HR2364 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2364 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2364. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2364 star system properties

HR2364 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2364 double sysyem:

1.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2364