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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -56.0°   Azimuth: 80.4°   Direction: East

HR2411 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2411 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2411 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 HR2411:


HR2411 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -56.0°
Azimuth: 80.4°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2411

HR2411 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 HR2411 are provided in the following table:

06h 33m 49s
-36° 13’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2411 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2411 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2411.

Visibility of HR2411 from your location

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

Today's HR2411 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.2°
Max altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 233.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2411

The image below is a photograph of HR2411 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 HR2411 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2411 star
DSS2 image of HR2411. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2411 during the next 1000 years (-0.23 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.57 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2411 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2411 is distant 406.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

124.69 pc
406.48 ly
32 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2411

HR2411 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2411 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2411. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2411