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HR2393 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2393 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2393 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 HR2393:

HR2393 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2393

HR2393 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 HR2393 are provided in the following table:

06h 31m 35s
-36° 56’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2393 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2393 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2393.

Visibility of HR2393 from your location

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

Today's HR2393 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.9°
Max altitude: 1.6°
Azimuth: 233.1°
HR2393 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2393

The image below is a photograph of HR2393 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 HR2393 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.072 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2393 star
DSS2 image of HR2393. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2393 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 12.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2393 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2393 is distant 931.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 54 kilometers per second.

285.71 pc
931.43 ly
54 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.072 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2393

HR2393 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2393 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2393. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2393