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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2380

HR2380 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2380 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2380 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 HR2380:

5.93
Main-sequence
HR2380 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2380

HR2380 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2380 are provided in the following table:

06h 30m 46s
-27° 46’ 09”
236.17°
-16.46°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2380 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2380 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2380.

Visibility of HR2380 from your location

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

Today's HR2380 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.8°
Max altitude: 10.8°
Azimuth: 242.2°
HR2380 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2380

The image below is a photograph of HR2380 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 HR2380 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2380 star
DSS2 image of HR2380. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2380 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2380 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2380 is distant 1,128.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

346.02 pc
1,128.03 ly
20 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2380

HR2380 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.77
B2V
12489K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2380 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2380. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2380

SAO171866
SAO171866