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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:25 | Tran: 13:36 | Set: 20:48
Altitude: 7.7°   Azimuth: 283.1°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2391 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2391 visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its faintness, HR2391 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2391

Finder chart HR2391 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2391.

HR2391 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2391 are provided in the following table:

06h 33m 36s
+14° 09’ 19”
Image of HR2391 star
DSS2 image of HR2391. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2391 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2391



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2391 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2391. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2391 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2391 is distant 255.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

78.43 pc
255.69 ly
-12 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.085 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2391


Visibility of HR2391 from your location

Today's HR2391 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.8°
Max altitude: 52.7°
Azimuth: 284.2°