HR2405 is a variable and double bright giant star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR2405 visual magnitude is 5.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2405 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 HR2405:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2405
HR2405 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2405 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2405 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2405 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2405
The image below is a photograph of HR2405 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 HR2405 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2405 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2405 is distant 1,811.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2405
HR2405 belongs to spectral class C5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2405 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2405 star system properties
HR2405 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2405 double sysyem: