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HR2384

Altitude: -81.7°   Azimuth: 273.5°   Direction: West

HR2384 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2384 visual magnitude is 5.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2384 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 HR2384:

5.27
Main-sequence

HR2384 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -81.7°
Azimuth: 273.5°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2384

HR2384 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 HR2384 are provided in the following table:

06h 29m 49s
-50° 14’ 21”
258.81°
-23.84°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2384 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2384 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2384.

Visibility of HR2384 from your location

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

HR2384 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2384

The image below is a photograph of HR2384 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 HR2384 is -0.054 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2384 star
DSS2 image of HR2384. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2384 during the next 10000 years (-9.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2384 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2384 is distant 168.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

51.73 pc
168.65 ly
2 km/s
-0.054 arcsec/year
-0.058 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2384

HR2384 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.70
F2V
6827K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2384 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2384. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2384 star system properties

HR2384 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2384 double sysyem:

5.27
5.37
0.1
0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2384

SAO234539
SAO234539