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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:52 | Tran: 13:31 | Set: 1:15
Altitude: 50.4°   Azimuth: 87.3°   Direction: East

HR2405 is a variable and double bright giant star of spectral class C5 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2405 visual magnitude is 5.29. Because of its faintness, HR2405 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 HR2405

Finder chart HR2405 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

06h 36m 32s
+38° 26’ 43”
Image of HR2405 star
DSS2 image of HR2405. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2405 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2405

Bright giant

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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2405. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

17.9 arcsec

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.

555.56 pc
1,811.11 ly
12 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2405


Visibility of HR2405 from your location

Today's HR2405 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.6°
Max altitude: 77.0°
Azimuth: 308.4°