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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:59  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:13


HR2430 is a giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

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

HR2430 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2430 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2430 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2430.

Visibility of HR2430 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

Azimuth: 87.3°
Max altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 272.7°
HR2430 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2430

The image below is a photograph of HR2430 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 HR2430 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR2430

HR2430 belongs to spectral class K1 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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of HR2430