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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR2408

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -28.64°   Az: 168.47°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2408 is a hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Dorado.

HR2408 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR2408 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.

Image of HR2408 star
DSS2 image of HR2408. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2408 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 30m 06s
-65° 35’ 10”
22h 19m 30s
04h 49m 37s

J2000

06h 30m 02s
-65° 34’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates

275.48°
-26.71°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2408 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2408.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.29
Hypergiant

1.35
F0III
7276K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2408 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2408. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2408 is distant 317.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

97.37
317.43
6 km/s
0.002 arcsec/y
0.058"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO249568
SAO249568

Visibility from Your Location

HR2408 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK