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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Altitude: -14.4°   Azimuth: 323.8°   Direction: North-West

HR2366 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2366 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2366 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 HR2366:


HR2366 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -14.4°
Azimuth: 323.8°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2366

HR2366 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 HR2366 are provided in the following table:

06h 31m 10s
+16° 56’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2366 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2366 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2366.

Visibility of HR2366 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 HR2366 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: 73.1°
Max altitude: 55.5°
Azimuth: 286.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2366

The image below is a photograph of HR2366 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 HR2366 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2366 star
DSS2 image of HR2366. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2366 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR2366

HR2366 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


HR2366 star system properties

HR2366 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 HR2366 double sysyem:

8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2366