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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:23 | Tran: 11:25 | Set: 17:28
Alt: 37.75°   Az: 160.40°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2409 is a supergiant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2409 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its faintness, HR2409 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 HR2409 star
DSS2 image of HR2409. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2409 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 36m 31s
+00° 52’ 07”
22h 58m 28s
05h 35m 00s


06h 35m 15s
+00° 53’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2409 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2409.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2409 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2409. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2409 is distant 2,859.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

10 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2409 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.1°
Max altitude: 39.4°
Azimuth: 270.9°