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HR2390

HR2390 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2390 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2390 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 HR2390:

6.2
Giant
HR2390 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2390

HR2390 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 HR2390 are provided in the following table:

06h 30m 59s
-40° 54’ 59”
249.2°
-21.01°
Columba

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2390 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2390 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2390.

Visibility of HR2390 from your location

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

HR2390 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2390

The image below is a photograph of HR2390 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 HR2390 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2390 star
DSS2 image of HR2390. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2390 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2390 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2390 is distant 581.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 51 kilometers per second.

178.25 pc
581.11 ly
51 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2390

HR2390 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.06
K3III
3950K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2390 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2390. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2390

SAO217986
SAO217986