HR2424 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2424 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2424 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 HR2424:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2424
HR2424 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2424 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2424 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2424 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2424
The image below is a photograph of HR2424 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 HR2424 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2424 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2424 is distant 580.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2424
HR2424 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2424 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2424 star system properties
HR2424 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2424 double sysyem: