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HR2389

HR2389 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR2389 visual magnitude is 5.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2389 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 HR2389:

5.22
Hypergiant
HR2389 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2389

HR2389 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 HR2389 are provided in the following table:

06h 29m 28s
-56° 51’ 10”
265.89°
-25.36°
Pictor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2389 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2389 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2389.

Visibility of HR2389 from your location

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

HR2389 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2389

The image below is a photograph of HR2389 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 HR2389 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2389 star
DSS2 image of HR2389. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2389 during the next 10000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2389 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2389 is distant 312.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

95.79 pc
312.26 ly
13 km/s
-0.04 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2389

HR2389 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.31
K0III
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2389 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2389. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2389

SAO234541
SAO234541