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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 13.6°   Azimuth: 243.0°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2418 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2418 visual magnitude is 5.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2418 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 HR2418 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2418 star
DSS2 image of HR2418. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2418 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2418


HR2418 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 13.6°
Azimuth: 243.0°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2418

HR2418 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2418 are provided in the following table:

06h 36m 35s
-05° 12’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2418 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2418 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2418.

Visibility of HR2418 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 HR2418 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: 95.2°
Max altitude: 33.3°
Azimuth: 264.8°

Distance of HR2418 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2418 is distant 833.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

255.75 pc
833.76 ly
27 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2418

HR2418 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 HR2418 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2418. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2418