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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:21 | Tran: 13:32 | Set: 19:44
Altitude: 34.8°   Azimuth: 141.4°   Direction: South-East

HR2430 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2430 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, HR2430 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 HR2430

Finder chart HR2430 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2430.

HR2430 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 HR2430 are provided in the following table:

06h 37m 40s
+02° 42’ 15”
Image of HR2430 star
DSS2 image of HR2430. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2430 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2430


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2430 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2430. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2430 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2430 is distant 474.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

145.56 pc
474.53 ly
-8 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2430


Visibility of HR2430 from your location

Today's HR2430 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.3°
Max altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 272.7°