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HR2407

HR2407 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2407 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2407 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 HR2407:

6.44
Giant
HR2407 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2407

HR2407 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 HR2407 are provided in the following table:

06h 33m 10s
-38° 37’ 31”
247.03°
-19.88°
Columba

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2407 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2407 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2407.

Visibility of HR2407 from your location

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

HR2407 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2407

The image below is a photograph of HR2407 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 HR2407 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2407 star
DSS2 image of HR2407. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2407 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2407 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2407 is distant 470.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

144.30 pc
470.42 ly
29 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2407

HR2407 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.64
G8III
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2407 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2407. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2407

SAO196930
SAO196930