HR2431 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2431 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2431 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 HR2431:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2431
HR2431 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 HR2431 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2431 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2431 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2431
The image below is a photograph of HR2431 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 HR2431 is -0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.095 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2431 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2431 is distant 131.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2431
HR2431 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2431 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2431 star system properties
HR2431 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2431 double sysyem: