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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -13.8°   Azimuth: 125.8°   Direction: South-East

HR2415 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2415 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2415 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2415 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2415 star
DSS2 image of HR2415. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2415 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2415


HR2415 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -13.8°
Azimuth: 125.8°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2415

HR2415 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 HR2415 are provided in the following table:

06h 34m 35s
-32° 42’ 59”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2415 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2415 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2415.

Visibility of HR2415 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 HR2415 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: 122.7°
Max altitude: 5.8°
Azimuth: 237.3°

Distance of HR2415 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2415 is distant 486.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

149.25 pc
486.57 ly
28 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2415

HR2415 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2415 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2415. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2415