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HR2368

Altitude: -38.5°   Azimuth: 249.6°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2368 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2368 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2368 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 HR2368:

6.32
Main-sequence

HR2368 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -38.5°
Azimuth: 249.6°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2368

HR2368 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 HR2368 are provided in the following table:

06h 28m 42s
-41° 04’ 27”
249.22°
-21.47°
Columba

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2368 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2368 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2368.

Visibility of HR2368 from your location

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

HR2368 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2368

The image below is a photograph of HR2368 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 HR2368 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2368 star
DSS2 image of HR2368. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2368 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2368 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2368 is distant 263.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

80.84 pc
263.54 ly
17 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2368

HR2368 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.78
F2V
6880K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2368 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2368. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2368

SAO217951
SAO217951