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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -68.8°   Azimuth: 62.1°   Direction: East-North-East

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR2407


HR2407 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -68.8°
Azimuth: 62.1°
Direction: East-North-East

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 hemisphere. 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”

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 edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR2407 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2407 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of HR2407