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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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HR2372

Altitude: 13.5°   Azimuth: 54.2°   Direction: North-East

HR2372 is a variable star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2372 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2372 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2372 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2372 star
DSS2 image of HR2372. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2372 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2372

5.87

HR2372 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 13.5°
Azimuth: 54.2°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2372

HR2372 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2372 are provided in the following table:

06h 32m 27s
+32° 27’ 16”
181.72°
10.52°
Auriga

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2372 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2372 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2372.

Visibility of HR2372 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 HR2372 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: 57.5°
Max altitude: 71.0°
Azimuth: 302.5°

Distance of HR2372 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2372 is distant 274.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

84.32 pc
274.87 ly
-9 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2372

HR2372 belongs to spectral class A3

1.24
A3
8658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2372 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2372. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2372

SAO59194
SAO59194