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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:46 | Tran: 13:35 | Set: 18:25
Altitude: -5.8°   Azimuth: 255.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2428 is a star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2428 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR2428 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2428

Finder chart HR2428 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2428.

HR2428 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 HR2428 are provided in the following table:

06h 36m 46s
-13° 19’ 14”
Canis Major
Image of HR2428 star
DSS2 image of HR2428. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2428 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2428



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2428 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2428. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2428 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2428 is distant 768.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

235.85 pc
768.87 ly
-12 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2428


Visibility of HR2428 from your location

Today's HR2428 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 103.3°
Max altitude: 25.2°
Azimuth: 256.7°